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GeneralEarth Live Pin
W Balboos, GHB28-Jan-21 8:39
mveW Balboos, GHB28-Jan-21 8:39 
Hopefully this isn't a leslie, but I've been streaming NASA's "EarthLive" via Roku.

It has a bunch of animated views of the earth weather from space, but the neat stuff is the live real time view of the earth from the ISS. Looking out the window at over 17,000 mph. I did some quick tours of Australia, particularly the Outback, whilst sipping coffee.

Now, if you do this it takes a certain amount of patience. As often as not, obviously, it's over a nighttime side of the earth. When in the daylight, much below it is sea and clouds - but a little map in the lower left shows you progress for part of the (ca. 53° NE) orbit trip (line wobbles as we project a circle around a sphere on a plainer representation of earth). Sometime, you see it coming, and you can travel over things like the Rocky Mounties in clear weather. At night, with some luck, you fly over major cites and see the lights (NE corridor of US looks neat for it's few seconds). I've had much less luck with Europe and Asia, a bit of luck with North Africa, including a dramatic crossing into the Mediterranean Sea). Now and then, the image is replace by text - it'll go in a few minutes. Loss of ground contact. This is the HD view; there's a lower resolution wide view wherein you can see the earth's curvature. Also, a good navigational aid at time as it give you a look-ahead (or behind, or sideways). On the HD version, you're moving to the left, which is either NE or SE, depending upon where your are in an orbit.

The endless varities of clouds over blue waters - it's both calming and addicting.

Ravings en masse^
"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." - Albert Einstein
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