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Tungurahua volcanic eruption can be seen LIVE from the ISS now!

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posted on Jan, 9 2013 @ 04:25 AM
I was looking at the live camera feed from the ISS when I noticed a eruption like cloud. I used the to find where it was and then I found the volcano using this site:

Check it out:

EDIT: This thread can be deleted since it is no longer valid.
edit on 9-1-2013 by Waldy because: (no reason given)

posted on Jan, 9 2013 @ 04:33 AM
How awkward, it seems they cut off the video feed and started chatting. It is on a course to fly straight over the ash plume. I should have taken a screenshot.

posted on Jan, 9 2013 @ 04:39 AM

14 minutes ago when you posted the thread, the ISS wasnt even over South America.
It was in total darkness over the South Pacific.
Its only now crossing Central America, and into the light of day.

At the moment the thread was created, Orbitron shows...

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posted on Jan, 9 2013 @ 04:40 AM
reply to post by Waldy

ARGH, that is annoying. Yeah probs would of been good but no worries.

posted on Jan, 9 2013 @ 04:45 AM
reply to post by alfa1

Its flying really high above and the sun was visible way above the horizon. The ash plume had a really long and distinctive shadow showing how high above the cloudline along the coast of South America.

Too bad they switched cameras, it would have been amazing flyover view.

posted on Jan, 9 2013 @ 04:51 AM
Here is some info on the volcano itself:

2012-13 Eruptions An increase in activity occurred at Tungurahua volcano, Ecuador in August 2012. Between 1500-1600 hr (local time, 20th August 2012) there were 16 large explosions. The explosions were heard in nearby villages. During the evening of 20th August there were constant avalanches of incandescent material rolling 1.5 km down the flank. At 1411 hr (local time) on the 21st August an explosive eruption produced an ash column 4 km high and a pyroclastic flow which travelled 2.5 km down Achupashal creek. Thermal images identified continuous emission of incandescent material on the upper flanks of the volcano. The eruptions caused the evacuation of 110 families.

Source and more info

posted on Jan, 9 2013 @ 04:57 AM
Please delete this thread.
edit on 9-1-2013 by Waldy because: (no reason given)

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