Cold and Hot Yellowstone Lake - related image preview

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Cold and Hot Yellowstone Lake

Beneath a layer of snow and ice, exceptionally hot fluids rise from the floor of Yellowstone Lake.  

Astronaut photograph ISS066-E-131711 was acquired on January 26, 2022, with a Nikon D5 digital camera using a focal length of 200 millimeters. It is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations Facility and the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, Johnson Space Center. The image was taken by a member of the Expedition 66 crew. The image has been cropped and enhanced to improve contrast, and lens artifacts have been removed. The International Space Station Program supports the laboratory as part of the ISS National Lab to help astronauts take pictures of Earth that will be of the greatest value to scientists and the public, and to make those images freely available on the Internet. Additional images taken by astronauts and cosmonauts can be viewed at the NASA/JSC Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth. Caption by Adam Voiland.

Published December 27, 2022
Data acquired January 26, 2022

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