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ISS011-E-12415
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Spacecraft nadir point: 50.6° N, 15.1° E

Photo center point: 59.8° N, 24.8° E

Nadir to Photo Center: Northeast

Spacecraft Altitude: 187 nautical miles (346km)
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Image Caption: ISS011-E-12415 (31 August 2005) --- Aurora Borealis and city lights in Scandanavia are featured in this digital still picture taken by the Expedition 12 crew aboard the International Space Station. The Station was over a point on Earth located at 50.6 degrees north latitude and 15.1 degees east longitude at the time. The cluster of stars to the lower right of the thin crescent Moon is the Praesepe or Beehive Cluster in Cancer. Just to the right of that is the planet Saturn.