A rare sight: Denmark from 400 km altitude on the night, where you can see the many lights from the apartments, detached houses and street lamps, which light up in the darkness.
It is the Danish astronaut, Andreas Mogensen, who has just posted this beautiful picture up on Twitter.
It writes Science.dk, which also brings a picture of how Denmark looks like from space in daylight.
Andreas Mogensen was sent out into space to The International Space station, ISS, in 2015, where he was to reside for eight days. Here he became the first briton in space.
It is not, however, Andreas Mogensen, but instead is the japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui, who has taken the spectacular nattebillede of Denmark. The two astronauts stayed at the same time on The International Space station back in 2015.
I reached, unfortunately, never to see Denmark at night from the space station, but today showed @Astro_Kimiya me a picture he took in 2015. We were on board at the same time, but Kimiya was there for six years. pic.twitter.com/jDfMhONeY8— Andreas Mogensen (@Astro_Andreas) 4. december 2019
Andreas Mogensen writes in tweetet that Kimiya Yui managed to be on The International Space station for half a year. the
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even Though the Danish astronaut 'just' was in the room, in eight days, there were many in denmark, which followed his journey.
at the time Of writing has nattebilledet on Andreas mogensen's Twitter profile got over 1,000 likes. And many have commented and asked questions.
Among other things, on which camera the image might be taken with.
This is Andreas Mogensen responded that the space exploration brings Nikon cameras of the models D4 and D5.
These are according to Andreas Mogensen good for taking pictures of subjects where there is very low lighting.
Andreas Mogensen posted the image on his Flickr profile. Flickr is a website, which is precisely designed to share images in high resolution. the
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