Los Angeles Area at Night (NASA, International Space Station, 12/25/11)
Editor's note: Incredible photos from the ISS! This has also been added to the NASA Views Earth at Night photoset: www.flickr.com/photos/28634332@N05/sets/72157625188331491/
This night time infrared image of the Los Angeles metropolitan area was photographed by an Expedition 30 crew member aboard the International Space Station on Dec. 25 (though it was late Dec. 24 in California). The focal length used was 58-mm and the exposure time was 1/200 seconds.
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