Another view…

Vote… don’t vote…  In the meantime, here’s another in an occasional series of wondrous views from the International Space Station, via the Nasa Crew Earth Observations videosSunglint over the Ocean.  [Video courtesy of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center]

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This video was taken by the Expedition 47 crew on board the International Space Station. The sequence of shots was taken on March 25, 2016 from 11:45:02 to 11:57:17 GMT on a pass over the ocean with very dense cloud cover. As the ISS continues traveling, the video shows a stunning view of sun glint over the ocean. Sunglint occurs when sunlight reflects off the surface of the ocean at the same angle that a satellite or other sensor is viewing the surface. The sun glint causes the ocean’s surface to look smooth, almost like glass.

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