Mediterranean Cities Light Up the Night - Nasa daily picture for September 09 (2022)

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Night time photograph of north Africa and southern Europe

This nighttime photograph from the International Space Station (ISS) as it orbited 261 miles above Earth looks across the Mediterranean Sea from north Africa to southern Europe. The city lights of Algiers, Algeria to Tunis, Tunisia highlight Africa's northern coast from the bottom center toward the upper right. From far left, the lights of city-state Monaco to Naples, Italy define the shores of southern Europe. The French island of Corsica and the Italian island of Sardinia are also pictured.

The ISS circles the Earth every 90 minutes, traveling at about 17,500 miles (28,000 km) per hour. Find out where the ISS is now.

Image credit: NASA



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