Shortly before Christmas, images captured from the International Space Station showed the moon appearing on the frozen winter landscape, providing a unique and somewhat stunning angle to observe the object,media slash Gear reported. This image was captured by Expedition 61 astronauts using the Nikon D5 digital camera.
The image above shows a clear night on December 12, 2019, taken on a full moon. Canada’s Hudson Bay is visible on the surface, with annual snow and ice cover. The lowest part of the picture is Manitoba. According to NASA, the contrast of the images has improved; The camera was provided to astronauts by the International Space Station crew Earth observation facility at Johnson Space Center and the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Division.
The International Space Station provides a unique perspective for taking the Earth’s landscape and helps support experts on land. Once completely frozen, Hudson’s Bay is an important habitat for polar bears, which migrate on ice until the summer melts, NASA said. Ice begins to form in October.
This is one of a large number of images captured from the International Space Station, which NASA shares with the public through its website, as well as other images taken by various cameras and systems.