Friday, May 25, 2012

Russian satellite captures day turning into night in incredible high-definition video

Russia's latest weather satellite has captured the crispest-ever video of our planet - with unforgettable touches such as the sun reflecting off the sea as day turns to night.

The image was taken by the Electro-L, Russia's latest weather satellite, which has a massive resolution of 121million megapixels.

This is Planet Earth, seen from 36,000km above the surface, with the rich deep blues of the sea contrasting with the sharp outlines of land, as white clouds scurry across the skies. Read More