Where on Earth Is This? Image Detective Allows You To Tell Us!

This is a guest post from Amy Jagge, Image Data Scientist, and part of our Johnson Space Center (JSC) Image Detective Science Team

Astronauts took this amazing image as they orbited the Earth on board the @Space_Station. The only thing it’s missing is someone like you to identify the center point location of where this picture was taken! Visit the new CosmoQuest Image Detective tool and try to match the center point location of this and other astronaut images of Earth!

Here’s a hint for you prospective Image Detectives: The center point location of the astronaut image shown above is located on the western border of the Persian Gulf within the annotated area shown on the accompanying Google map below.

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3 Responses to Where on Earth Is This? Image Detective Allows You To Tell Us!

  1. Mike Matessa October 27, 2017 at 1:17 pm #

    https://cosmoquest.org/x/imagedetective
    Error 404 – Page not found!

    • Susie Murph October 30, 2017 at 11:27 pm #

      Thank you – link is now fixed!

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