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Cupola Desktop [COMPOSITE IMAGE]

Desktop background courtesy of me having trouble sleeping several nights ago. Photo is a composite image utilizing the following -- the background (the view "out the cupola windows") is from Expedition 30 and is of the Sinai Peninsula, Red Sea, Nile River Delta, Gulf of Suez & Gulf of Aqaba [ISS030-E-5328] & the foreground (cupola itself) is from an image taken during Expedition 22 [ISS022-E-66972]. I meshed the two because I wanted to enjoy a "blue Earth" view through the cupola windows on my desktop, and it was faster to make it than find the perfect image in Astronaut Photography of the Earth.

Image is released to all under Creative Commons Share-Alike.

 

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Taken on November 26, 2011