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Exclusive Images of the Earth from Space

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Ever wondered what the earth might look like when viewed away from the planet? It is always a great filling to see what the planet we live in looks like. Here is your opportunity to browse through image of the earth take from the space.

Out of the 55 images published by mashable.com, We have have chosen 10 most exclusive images from the gallery.

A description is attached below each image, feel free to share your views and opinion on the comment section. To enlarge any of this images, simply click on it.

1. Florida Keys

Taken Dec. 5, 2003 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite.

2. Reefs in Princess Charlotte Bay

Taken April 20, 2013 by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8. These formations are part of the Great Barrier Reefs in Australia. This area lies on the east coast of Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula.

3. Fires in Cuba and Florida

Taken Feb. 3, 2003 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite. Fires are marked in red.

4. Steam Plume from Gaua Volcano

Taken May 31, 2013 by a member of the International Space Station crew using a Nikon digital camera. Located in the Pacific Ocean, Gaua island is the top of a stratovolcano part of the Vanuatu Archipelago.

5. Korangi, Pakistan

 Taken April 20, 2013 by a member of the International Space Station crew using a Nikon digital camera. 

6. Little Rock, Ark.

 Taken May 24, 2013 by a member of the International Space Station crew using a Nikon digital camera. 

7. Intersection of the Danube and the Black Sea

 Taken Feb. 5, 2013 by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on the Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite. 

8. Hurricane Sandy

 Taken Oct. 30, 2012 by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite. The image is rotated, looking south from Canada — north is at the bottom of the image. 

9. Istanbul at Night

 Taken on Aug. 9, 2012 by a member of the International Space Station crew using a Nikon digital camera. 

10. Northern Lights

 Taken on Sept. 17, 2011 by a member of the International Space Station crew using a Nikon digital camera. 

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