Astronauts photographed volcano eruption

Friday, June 26, 2009

On June 12 cracks a volcano on one of the Koerillen islands. Friday after briefly flew the ISS astronauts of space over there and shot a beautiful and dramatic photo of the event. Volcanologists have never had such a summary of the first stage of a volcanic eruption.

Sarychev burst from the volcano. The eruption called the atmosphere and in a shock pushes clouds aside. The plume consists of brown ash and top is a smooth ball of white steam show. Another cloud, called a pyroclastic flow, seems to glide over the country. This cloud of lava, gas and ash is often destructiefst.

View the eruption in 3D (with glasses with red and blue glass) o

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Source: astrostart