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OMG!!!

Postby jsc248 » Sun Aug 02, 2015 8:28 pm

Hi Gang,

As you are probably aware I like to post the occasional WOW image. This image (IMHO) takes a step up from that into an OMG image (no offense by use of the word intended). We are all used to seeing amazing deep space images of galaxies and nebulae, but just take a look at this image from the Deep Space Climate Observatory. From a million miles away it is an image of a full Earth showing Africa and Europe. You have simply got to take a look at the image here http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/africa-and-europe-from-a-million-miles-away
Just for the record, my PC now has a new wallpaper image!!

John
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Re: OMG!!!

Postby dave.b » Wed Aug 05, 2015 10:35 pm

I think this one from the MSG-4 satellite is better http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images ... irst_image.

But in both images you cannot see the UK for all the cloud!
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Re: OMG!!!

Postby jsc248 » Sat Aug 08, 2015 11:12 am

Brilliant image Dave and it is as you say fantastic but my preference is the million mile one as it is a full Earth with no terminator to it!!

John

I would like to know which the rest of the forum prefer though!
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