NASA posted a photo of a cloud formation that was taken by astronauts on board the International Space Station to Instagram.
The caption read, “White & pink clouds cover Earth as the space station orbits above the Red Sea coast, the world’s most northern tropical sea.” NASA described it as a “stunning cloud formation.”
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The Red Sea, the world’s most northern tropical sea, is bordered by white and pink clouds as the space station orbits above it. The image’s lower right corner features a roll-out solar array.
North Africa is covered in layers of clouds. They are packed together and have a swirly appearance.
The sky above North Africa is covered in a transparent sheet of clouds. They cut the image in half horizontally and glow in pink and gold tones.
One of the roll-out solar arrays for the station can be seen in the lower right corner of the picture.