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Earth from Space

“A time-lapse of Planet Earth, created from images produced by the geostationary Electro-L Weather Satellite. The images were obtained beginning on May 14th, and end on May 20th. The images are the largest whole disk images of our planet, each image is 121 megapixels, and the resolution is 1 kilometer per pixel. They are taken every half hour, and have been interpolated (smoothed) to create this video. The images are taken in four different wavelengths of light, three visible, and one infrared. The infrared light is reflected by forests and vegetation, which appear orange in these images.”

 

Best views of earth from orbit in 2012

The Known Universe

How Big Is the Universe?

Great picture that shows how big the universe is in comparison to our earth. Click on picture a couple of times to zoom in.
Space

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