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Here’s What Gaza Explosions Look Like From Space

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Astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted the image Tuesday, calling it his "saddest photo yet"

Tel-Aviv is pictured on the centre of the coastline at the top of the image. The city lights of Be’er Shiva can be seen towards the centre left, while the Gaza Strip appears as a darker patch running along the coast to the far left. Jerusalem is directly below Tel-Aviv as the main patch of lights in the centre. Hebron is shown to Jerusalem’s left, while the sprawl of lights from Amman are shown on the bottom right.

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