RT.com – Earth Art – NASA ‘artist’ stuns Twitter with Sahara Desert pics taken from space (PHOTOS) – 10-20-15

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NASA’s Scott Kelly, who moved to space for a year, has posted new jaw-dropping pictures – this time of the mysterious and wild Sahara Desert. These unbelievably bright 3D-like images will leave you speechless.

Kelly has been taking mind-blowing pictures almost every of the 206 days he has been on his mission so far, mesmerizing his half a million followers on Twitter.

This time he pointed his camera at the Sahara, the Earth’s largest hot spot. Kelly captured these high quality images from 400 km up (250 miles), from where the wild Sahara looks nothing like you might have imagined.

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Solar Eclipse – 11-3-13

NOTE: Thanks to Jean Haines Blog for bringing these to us.

New York — A cloud layer partially obstructs a view of a the moon passing in front of the sun in this partial solar eclipse, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Solar EclipseAP Photo/Ben Berry

Tel Aviv, Israel — The moon crosses in front of the sun during a partial solar eclipse as seen from the Givatayim Observatory. People gathered at the Israeli Astronomical Association center to watch the partial solar eclipse.

Solar eclipseAP Photo/Ariel Schalit

Madrid, Spain — Clouds moving over the city allowed only brief views of the eclipse, which in southern Europe was partial.

Solar EclipseAP Photo/Andres Kudacki

Nairobi, Kenya — A cloud layer partially obstructs a view of a the moon passing in front of the sun in this partial solar eclipse. The total eclipse was seen sweeping east across Africa. Kenya boasted one of the best locations to view this hybrid solar eclipse. The total phase of the solar eclipse only lasted for 15 seconds.

Solar EclipseAP Photo/Sayyid Azim

Lagos, Nigeria — The moon crosses in front of the sun during a partial solar eclipse.

Solar EclipseAP Photo/Sunday Alamba

Sidon, southern Lebanon — A bird flies as the sun is partially eclipsed.

Solar EclipseREUTERS/Abdel-Halim Shahaby