If you were in LA, this was all the rage last week. I remember passing by Randy’s Donuts a few days before the space shuttle passed by, and they were preparing the street for it: taking down the center part of the street, checking the side lamp posts and so on. Check this really beautiful time-lapse made by Matthew Givot:
Yes it is. Below is a time lapse view of Earth from the ISS.
Shot by Terje Sorgjerd on Spain’s highest mountain “El Teide” (considered one of the best places on Earth for observing stars.