|Image from NASA's The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth|
The image was part of a sequence of images that were assembled into this short video sequence:
Another image from the ISS Expedition 30 crew, taken December 4th, shows a wide view of western Europe:
You can see Spain and Portugal, with Lisbon in the foreground near the Atlantic Ocean and Madrid in the middle of Spain. Again, this is part of a longer sequence, this time shot with two cameras, that make this video:
Both the photos and videos show dense, light polluted, population centers.
I hope that you have enjoyed this month-long tour of city lights from space. There are more interesting photos to share and from time to time they'll be posted here.