The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Monday shared an image of Turkey’s capital Ankara captured by astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS).
The photograph was shared with a note saying “Ankara, the heart of Turkey, aglow in the dark of night and space.”
Ankara, the heart of Turkey, aglow in the dark of night and space.
This image, captured by @NASA_Astronauts aboard the @Space_Station shows the capital of Turkey lit up with the interwoven city grid and strings of highways. Take a closer look: https://t.co/iE679E6uaa pic.twitter.com/DDijKdnvry
— NASA (@NASA) July 6, 2020
Posted on NASA’s instagram account, the image showed Ankara lit up across its interwoven city grid and strings of highways.
“The variation in color comes from different light bulb technologies, and broadly outlines the separation between industrial and residential areas,” NASA said.
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