A sense of perspective is unavoidable from 22,000 miles up. Below, images from the Himawari-8 weather satellite’s first official day paint a living portrait of the western Pacific, with Typhoons Chan-hom and Nangka spinning slowly westward.
This video is composed from images released by NASA from its Deep Space Climate Observatory showing the “dark side” of the moon. This view of The Moon is never visible from Earth. The images were taken as the moon moved in front of the sunlit side of Earth last month. Photo: NASA