One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station photographed this nighttime image showing city lights in at least half a dozen southern states from some 225 miles above the home planet.

The U.S. Gulf Coast at Night

Technical Details

  • Camera: NIKON D3S
  • Taken: August 9, 2014
  • Focal length: 28mm
  • Aperture: f/1
  • Exposure: 1/4 second
  • ISO: 4000

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