Typhoon Halong As Seen From Orbit

By Keith Cowing
August 17, 2014
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Typhoon Halong As Seen From Orbit
Typhoon Halong

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station, from an altitude of 221 nautical miles, photographed this image of Typhoon Halong at 08:02:41 GMT on Aug. 7, 2014.
The orbital outpost was flying above a point on Earth located at 15.8 degrees north latitude and 142.4 degrees east longitude. One of the solar panels of the orbital outpost is seen on the left side of the scene.

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