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Fires around Darwin, Australia

Astronauts captured this view of smoke plumes blowing out over the Timor Sea from Northern Territory, Australia.

Astronaut photograph ISS036-E-29323 was acquired on August 5, 2013, with a Nikon D3S digital camera using a 50 millimeter lens, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, Johnson Space Center. The image was taken by the Expedition 36 crew. It has enhanced to improve contrast. 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 Michael Carlowicz.

Published August 21, 2013
Data acquired August 5, 2013

ISS > 35mm Camera