Fw: Fw: Sunset from Space
- A friend sent this to me and her nephew wrote was is below. Pretty nifty.
> This photo was taken via satellite on a cloudless day. ..and,
> boy, did I EVER have a heck of a time just waiting for that perfect
> to snap the shutter. Let me tell you it's COLD up there especiallywhen
> you're hangin' out of a door in nothin' but your underwear.Barcelona,
> Anyhow, note how the lights are already on in Holland, Paris, and
> and how it's still daylight in London, Lisbon, and Madrid.Mediterranean
> The sun is still shining on the Straight of Gibraltar, but the
> Sea is already in darkness.to
> In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean you can see the Azores; below them
> the right are the Madeira Islands; a bit below are the Canary Islands;and
> further south, close to the farthest western point of Africa, the CapeVerde
> Note how the Sahara is huge and can be seen clearly both during daytime
> nighttime. To the left, on top, I believe is Iceland, which appears tobe
> totally frozen.
> Thought you might enjoy it... It's kinda' cool...