The two amazing pictures of the boundary between day and night is going viral on the web as an astronaut have created a buzz on social media. The photos were shared by astronaut Robert L Behnken, nicknamed Bob, on Twitter. He is currently aboard the International Space Station.
“My favourite views of our planet that capture the boundary between night and day,” Bob wrote while tweeting the pictures.
In the photos, one part of the blue planet can be seen enveloped in darkness, while the other part has light.
Have a look:
My favorite views of our planet that capture the boundary between night and day. pic.twitter.com/Jo3tYH8s9E
— Bob Behnken (@AstroBehnken) June 28, 2020
This incredible picture of the boundary between day and night did not take much time to go viral. Bob’s post has garnered more than 59,100 likes and over 8,400 retweets. Netizens were amazed to see the stunning pictures.
One of the user said that “it is the next fav view” While other user said that ” Incredible! Thank you SO much for sharing the beauty.
While someone jokingly said that “Do we look as stupid from that height?”
According to NASA’s website, Bob is currently serving as Joint Operations Commander on the first crewed flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon, the Demo-2 mission, which launched May 30, 2020.
We flew over this Saharan dust plume today in the west central Atlantic. Amazing how large an area it covers! pic.twitter.com/JVGyo8LAXI
— Col. Doug Hurley (@Astro_Doug) June 21, 2020
Last week, Bob’s colleague Doug Hurley had shared another stunning view of a huge Sahara dust plume spreading over the Atlantic Ocean.