Atmospheric Glow And The Milky Way Seen By Humans In Orbit

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Atmospheric Glow And The Milky Way

The amber hue hovering just above the Earth's limb is the atmospheric glow with the Milky Way's stars sparkling in the background.

This long-duration photograph was taken from the International Space Station at an altitude of 262 miles above Kazakhstan.

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