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Castellanus Cloud Tower

A massive cloud rises above Andros Island in the Bahamas.

Astronaut photograph ISS048-E-38518 was acquired on July 19, 2016, with a Nikon D4 digital camera using a 420 millimeter lens, and 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 48 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 Andi Hollier, Hx5, JETS Contract at NASA-JSC.

Published January 15, 2018
Data acquired July 19, 2016

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Astronaut Photography