A timelapse of Planet Earth from Electro-L, a geostationary satellite orbiting 40000km above the Earth. The satellite creates a 121 megapixel image every 30 minutes with four visible and infrared light wavelengths. The infrared light appears green in these images, and shows vegetation..
Time lapse sequences of photographs taken by the crew of expeditions 29, 30 & 31 onboard the International Space Station (ISS). Image Courtesy of the Image Science and Analysis Laboratory, NASA-Johnson Space Center.
After hiking 13km up HuangShan on the first day, we got up at 4am (after only 5hrs of sleep) to go see the sunrise over the mountain. At first it was a tease - the sky got brighter but we did not see the disk of the sun.