Ron Garan

@Astro_Ron

Husband, Father, Social Entrepreneur, Pizza Aficionado, TBD... #Optimistic4OurFuture, Occasionally Spend Time in Low Earth Orbit or on the Bottom of the Ocean

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Good morning #FromEarth Iowa, in the midwestern United States, is the vibrantly lit patch about 1/3 from the bottom and left of this picture taken from the International Space Station on September 29, 2011. A significant percentage of the state's energy is produced by wind and other renewable sources. Areas captured in this picture include from the top clockwise, Chicago, Illinois under a dark Lake Michigan; the dark Appalachian Mountains with the eastern seaboard just beyond; St. Louis, Missouri; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. And, of course, the natural light from the aurora borealis over Canada, framing the horizon.

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Good morning #FromEarth Iowa, in the midwestern United States, is the vibrantly lit patch about 1/3 from the bottom and left of this picture taken from the International Space Station on September 29, 2011. A significant percentage of the state's energy is produced by wind and other renewable sources. Areas captured in this picture include from the top clockwise, Chicago, Illinois under a dark Lake Michigan; the dark Appalachian Mountains with the eastern seaboard just beyond; St. Louis, Missouri; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. And, of course, the natural light from the aurora borealis over Canada, framing the horizon.

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ThelongReal 431 days ago

круто! #FromEarth

OPopeyes 908 days ago

Buenas tardes Astro. Internet me trae por la calle de la amargura. ¿Qué tal todo por el Oeste americano tejano?. Por aquí mucho frío, pero día soleado. ya cayendo la noche

sci_ops 939 days ago

This might be my favorite nighttime photo #fromspace so far. I can't get enough of these.

Anto648 940 days ago

Beautiful. Thank you.

sstogowska 940 days ago

God! ♥

patricia_scz 940 days ago

I love this pic!

PC0101 940 days ago

Great photo #fromspace. :-)