Sun Setting Day & Night Image Tauheed Ahmad September 8, 2016 Amazing & Incredible 1238 The image was taken by the crew on board the Columbia during its last mission, on a cloudless day. The photo is of Europe and Africa when the sun is setting. Half of the image is in night. The bright dots you see are the cities lights. The top part of Africa is the Sahara Desert. Note that the lights are already on in. Netherlands, Paris (France), and Barcelona (Spain), and that’s it’s still daylight in Dublin, London, Lisbon, and Madrid. The sun is still shining on the Strait of Gibraltar. The Mediterranean Sea is already in darkness. In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean you can see the Azores Islands; below them to the right are the Madeira Islands; a bit below are the Canary Islands; and further South, close to the farthest western point of Africa, are the Cape Verde islands. Note that the Sahara is huge and can be viewed clearly both during Daytime and night time. To the left, on top, is Greenland, completely frozen. Sun Setting Day & Night Image Originally posted 2015-08-15 09:01:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Related PostsAspects of The Days Of IgnoranceCosmos Bed Design like a Cross-Sectioned Egg or Capsule in a Science Fiction FilmFord Hybrid Semi-Solar Car Could Usher In A New Era Of Green RidesAstronomical Watch Displays Our Solar System Orbiting the SunSun by Michael KonigNASA Releases Stunningly Colorized Photograph of Our SunThe Creative Idea of Pirate PrintersCueva de los Verdes: A Popular Cave in Canary Island. Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.