– As a photographer this is a shot I would love to have taken for so many reasons there is not enough space here to talk about it… I had not seen this image before but had seen other "Blue Marble" Images…
This image was taken all in one shot – from a distance of 36,000 kilometres above the surface. The image was taken by the Electro-L, Russia's latest weather satellite, and unlike other images of our planet, it was taken in one single shot, at a massive resolution of 121million megapixels.
Epic! Full credit and thanks to those that produce images like this for us mere earthlings to be reminded how cool our planet truly is….
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Just to nitpick a little: isn't the resolution just 121 megapixels (eg. 121 million pixels), not 121 million megapixels? 🙂
Well yes… But I still want a 121mp Camera and a spaceship… That text came from a daily UK article I found it in, so I am not sure, time for more research
I'd be fine with just the spaceship and let other people do the photographing 🙂
I call shotgun, +Antti Urpelainen !
Absolutely incredible! I would have to agree with you +Brent Burzycki , I wish "I" could had taken this picture.