Space Image: Earth observations

January 9, 2012
Credit: NASA

(PhysOrg.com) -- This unusual image was photographed through the Cupola on the International Space Station by one of the Expedition 30 crew members.

The lake just above the bracket-mounted camera at center is Egirdir Golu in Turkey, located at 38.05 degrees north latitude and 30.89 degrees east longitude. A is docked to the station at lower right and part of the Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) can be seen just above it.

The photo was taken on Dec. 29, 2011.

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