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‘Olympic games light up the night’: Pic of Tokyo taken from ISS wows people

Tokyo Olympics 2020: “The Olympic games light up the night,” reads a part of the caption shared along with the picture.
By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2021 02:41 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Nasa shared the image of Tokyo taken from ISS on Instagram.(Instagram/@nasa)

The Internet is filled with different kinds of images of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020. While some images show athletes trying to win medals in different competitions, others detail incidents related to the world's most celebrated sporting event. Now there is a latest inclusion to this list and we are sure that it is a picture you have never seen before. It is a nighttime view of Tokyo taken from the International Space Station (ISS).

“The Olympic games light up the night,” reads the opening line of the caption shared along with the picture. “#Tokyo glows bright with the magic of the @Olympics in this image captured by @NASAAstronauts @Astro_Kimbrough from the vantage point of the International Space Station (@ISS),” it reads further.

Take a look at the incredible picture shared by Nasa:


The post, since being shared some 12 hours ago, has gathered more than 5.3 lakh likes and the numbers are quickly increasing. It has also accumulated numerous comments from people.

“Amazing,” wrote an Instagram user. “Very beautiful,” expressed another. Many also shared heart emoticons to express their reactions.

What are your thoughts on the post shared by Nasa?

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