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Hispaniola Panorama (NASA, International Space Station Science, 08/19/08)

A panoramic view of the island of Hispaniola in the foreground and Cuba extending to over the horizon. The sunglint is illuminating Haiti and the Dominican Republic while the thunderstorms persist in the late afternoon of the summertime day. Taken by the Expedition 17 crew onboard the ISS on Aug. 19, 2008 with a 28 mm lens.

 

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Taken on August 19, 2008