Space Station View Of A Volcanic Eruption

From Spaceweather.com :

Perfect timing. On June 12th, just as Russia’s Sarychev Peak volcano was erupting for the first time in 20 years, the International Space Station flew directly overhead. Astronauts had their camera ready and snapped one of the most dramatic Earth-science photos ever taken from space:

Researchers are studying this rare photo to learn about the early stages of powerful volcanic eruptions.

To learn more about what the photo reveals, go to:  Spaceweather.com

Tom Tasselmyer

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