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• The flashes of light are lightning
• The brown-green arc above the
Earth is aerosol haze. It is a glow caused by particles
suspended high above the Earths’s surface and is not
visible at ground level.
• The flight path “begins
over the Pacific Ocean and continues over North and South
America before entering daylight near Antarctica. Visible
cities, countries and landmarks include (in order) Vancouver
Island, Victoria, Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Fransisco,
Los Angeles. Phoenix. Multiple cities in Texas, New Mexico
and Mexico. Mexico City, the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula,
Lightning in the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala, Panama, Columbia,
Ecuador, Peru, Chile, and the Amazon. Also visible is the
Earth's ionosphere (thin yellow line) and the stars of our
galaxy.” (Source: infinity-imagined)