• Day 121. The #Nile at night is like a jewel. Good night from @Space_Station! #YearInSpace
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Visible in this night image is Egypt and the Nile River.

The Nile is one of the longest rivers in the world, at 6,853 km (4,258 miles) long.

Also visible is Israel, including Jerusalem, and Jordan.



Why are all of the brightest lights focused around the river, especially near the top?

What is the white, according-type object in the corner of the image?