Night cities from space - the latest pictures from the ISS
• Night cities from space - the latest pictures from the ISS
To capture the city nightlife in all its details, it requires a longer exposure. Because of this, the image when shooting inevitably blurred, because the ISS is flying over the city at high speed over 7 km / s. Quality images the astronauts learned how to produce only after the station has been installed homemade tracking system similar to clockwork mechanisms, which are mounted on telescopes.
Night Moscow with satellite towns.
Kiev night. The ancient city stretches along the banks of the wide Dnieper.
The largest city in the Basque Country - Bilbao. The picture shows some of the city hide clouds.
Minsk, capital of Belarus.
Built on 7 hills of the Eternal City of Rome.
The Atlantic coast of the US at night. Recognized by major cities - New York (right), Philadelphia (center) and Washington (on the left)
Orenburg Night from Space
Athens, capital of Greece. Left brightly lit seaport, dark round spot in the center of the city - Acropolis
Dubai, which stretches along the coast of the Persian Gulf.
New York from space.
Saratov scattered over the hills on the right bank of the Volga.
Rio de Janeiro. Even at night, brightly lit beaches of Copacabana.
Madrid, Spain's capital.
Naples, the largest port in southern Italy.
Calgary is situated in Alberta, Canada.
Paris by night resembles Moscow
Night Moscow. In the picture are clearly visible main thoroughfare of the city, the Garden Ring and the Moscow Ring Road.
AC Milan, the main city of northern Italy.
stretched along the Volga, more than 50 km of the hero-city of Volgograd.
Hyderabad, one of the largest cities in India
of the Nile Valley and the Mediterranean Sea. Brightly lit densely populated river delta. At the base of the delta shining metropolis of Cairo and Giza.
Istanbul, one of the largest cities in the world, stretches along both banks of the Bosphorus Strait.
Las Vegas - is probably the most vibrant city in the world.