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Ivan 1
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a couple of very brooding shots taken of Ivan yesterday from the ISS - they really capture the immense power and danger present at such an event.

Credit: NASA.

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+ppigeon
09/14/04 3:34 PM GMT
Hey! Before uploading I thought it was buildings with a stormy sky...
Terrific view from the ISS, Phil :-)
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Tricky706
09/14/04 3:35 PM GMT
I really like this, it's very creepy. The angle of the shot makes the panels looks like they can be sky scrapers, and ivan looks as though it could be floating right above the "sky scrapers". Thanks for sharing this! :o)
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There's an emptiness inside her and she'd do anything to fill it in. Though it's red blood bleeding from her now, it's more like cold blue ice in her heart. She feels like kicking out all the windows and setting fire to this life. She could change everything about her using colors bold and bright, but all the colors mix together...to grey. ~*DaveMatthewsBand*~
::philcUK
09/14/04 3:38 PM GMT
i hadn't thought about that angle before but now you mention it.....
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::noobguy
09/14/04 3:47 PM GMT
it looked like buildings and a funky sky manipulation on the thumnail, the other looked like buildings inverted, nice pic, looks very nice full size
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::JOHANNA
09/14/04 4:04 PM GMT
Great image!!!!!!
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Carpe diem.
Shadz
09/14/04 4:35 PM GMT
I was thinking; "Dang. He's got stones THIS big!" Really neat shot. (I want one of those camera's!)
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::philcUK
09/14/04 4:42 PM GMT
well apparently the ISS is equipped with just regular old 35mm and digital SLR cameras so I guess it's the viewpoint that really counts :-)
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"Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps"
::Radjehuty
09/14/04 6:43 PM GMT
I agree with everyone. From the thumbnail, I though this was like an abstract view of a stormy sky in a city looking up the skyscrapers! Awesome photo.

Thanks again for sharing.
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d_spin_9
09/15/04 2:27 AM GMT
i thought the exact same thing as tricky when i saw this, its a great shot
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+camerahound
09/15/04 8:08 AM GMT
Wow, Phil, this is awesome! [I had thought it was a World Trade Center image which, given the circumstances, would have been far less gratifying.] Also, thanks to NASA, but you be the MAN.
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bjb
09/15/04 6:43 PM GMT
Now if they could only drop something into that mons†er and stop it! ;(

Quite a view and certainly a powerful image.
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TooCute4Words181
09/17/04 10:27 PM GMT
I so thought that they were buildings! lol, good job.
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Sengir
09/23/04 3:06 PM GMT
beautiful and scary at the same time.
Nice Picture
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mrwarlow
09/26/04 3:38 AM GMT
I agree with Sengir. It's pretty amazing that something so destructive can be so breathtaking.
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T_scorpio
09/30/04 2:45 AM GMT
So beautiful from outer space!So terrible on earth!

Fantastic shot!
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scionlord
10/01/04 10:43 AM GMT
Looks weird from the angle.....I like it!
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"Feel free to point, stare, and talk amongst yourselves."
Thunderchicken
01/22/05 4:23 PM GMT
There's Ivan! We got some really bad flooding from that hurricane. Interesting to see what it looks like from way up above! Thanks for sharing that with us.
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.Mudpuppy
01/04/06 3:22 PM GMT
It looks like a storm brewing above a building at first glance, but now I see. This is awesom. It is so interesting to see things like this. Nice work from you :)
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SeanH
04/19/06 11:16 PM GMT
I got hit head on by that and lived through it...
Was an interesting aftermath.
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