Spain and Portugal by night

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    Spain and Portugal by night

    Spagna e Portogallo di notte

    Credit: ESA/NASA

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    1. Fermaker 39 months ago | reply

      Curiosa la distorsión generada.

    2. Kickalien 39 months ago | reply

      beautiful! ... like a starry sky.

    3. jesusgracia@hotmail.com 39 months ago | reply

      Madrid parece estar más al norte en lugar de en todo el centro de la península. O tal vez es que no se ve la cornisa cantábrica.

    4. Sofía Serra 39 months ago | reply

      ...y así el hombre fue capaz de dibujar con luz los perfiles de la tierra...
      Cuánto poder y tan poca conciencia.
      Cuánta belleza esperando a servir para algo
      hasta que el mismo hombre pudo fotografiarla.

    5. pc0101 39 months ago | reply

      Many will have noticed the distortion. Dimensions in the foreground appear larger than those farther away. The distance Gibraltar to Sevilla (the brightest city in the lower part of the photo) is 70 miles and looks almost larger than the distance from Madrid to the Atlantic coast in the north which is 170 miles and more than twice that.

    6. Iván Alpera 39 months ago | reply

      Oh my god! This is my country! :D

    7. andre.colagrossi 39 months ago | reply

      E' triste vedere come l'Inquinamento luminoso che c'è in Italia c'è in poche altre parti del mondo.

      It's very sad to see that the light-pollution in other places in the world there isn't so much as in Italy.

    8. pc0101 39 months ago | reply

      That image is not good for such comparisons. The first night shots of Italy posted on this site, taken at obviously similar conditions (distance, exposure) are quite like the above one.
      If you want to see really brilliant night shots, taken during the same orbit, within 2 minutes, for your light pollution study (my support is with you!!) have a look here:
      Spain at night: twitpic.com/332g6s
      Northern Italy at night: twitpic.com/332hbb
      Not so much difference (unfortunately), you will see!

    9. sepisis 39 months ago | reply

      ¡Que aspecto tan fntástico tiene La Península Ibérica.
      Gracias Paolo.
      María José

    10. sepisis 39 months ago | reply

      Gracias por la información sobre los puntos verdes. Iba a preguntar, cuando he visto la nota aclaratoria.

      Thanks for the info on the green dots. Going to ask, when I saw the disclaimer.

      María José

    11. retalls. 39 months ago | reply

      qué fantástica foto :) gracias!

    12. Kike Click 39 months ago | reply

      Maravillosa ¡¡¡

    13. SER_photography 38 months ago | reply

      esto es increible...
      que fantástico mundo este el de la fotografía

    14. Andrea Soak 38 months ago | reply

      Impresionante

    15. LeoGuizar 37 months ago | reply

      Wooooow! IMPRESIONANTE!

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