Incredible images of the Earth’s horizon captured by the ISS at night go viral; See the pictures
The International Space Station (ISS) often uses social media to mesmerize users with their incredible and insightful posts. Continuing the trend, they posted some photos of the Earth’s horizon taken at night. The Twitter post shows four different images as well as a link where one can find more such images. “The Earth’s horizon at night is surrounded by an air glow surrounded by stars in these photos of the station [sic]read the caption of the article. The International Space Station is a modular low-orbiting space station that serves as a microgravity and space environment research laboratory for a number of subjects including astrobiology, astronomy, meteorology, physics, etc., it is also ideal for testing spacecraft systems and equipment for potential long-term trips to the Moon and Mars.
The latest post from the ISS has been around social media since it was shared on Thursday, September 23. To date, it has garnered over 9,000 likes and over 1,500 retweets. Besides, he also accumulated several comments from people. Reacting to the post, one of the users wrote: “Beautiful views of our world from above. Too much light pollution though ….. that mankind did for 10 millennia before the advent of artificial light at night? survive? [sic].” “Thank you for the photos. They are impressive to see. But if I were there, on board, the view would be so indescribably beautiful that I’m sure time would stand still for a few moments! You have these moments all the time. WOW !! What a job to have! [sic]another wrote.
Check out the post here:
Here are some user reactions:
Beautiful views of our world from above. Too much light pollution though … what did humanity do for 10 millennia before the advent of artificial light at night? How did humans survive? @IDADarkSky
– Kevin Cleary (@ cleary6876) September 23, 2021
Thank you for the photos. They are impressive to see. But if I were there, on board, the view would be so indescribably beautiful that I’m sure time would stand still for a few moments!
You have these moments all the time. WOW !! What a job to have!
– Linda Rae Haaheim (@HaaheimRae) September 23, 2021
Oh my God! Fantastic images! You are so lucky to look out your windows and see such spectacular views.
– Marie Stepanski (@MaryStepanski) September 24, 2021
ISS shares fascinating photos of Australian aurora
It’s worth mentioning here that last month the ISS took to Instagram to share some astonishing photographs of the southern lights that left netizens in awe. “The aurora australis is spectacular in these views from the station over the Indian Ocean between Asia and Antarctica,” read the caption of the article with several hashtags. The Aurora, also known as the Northern Lights, are commonly seen around the North or South Poles. These are pretty lights that can be seen frequently in the sky. They have various names depending on the hemisphere to which they belong.