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Etna, by ESA


The strange beauty of history's most famous volcano.


Mt Etna's glowing lava flows, seen from the ISS.
Thomas Pesquet/ESA

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station were afforded a unique and spectacular view of Sicily's Mt Etna volcano erupting earlier this month. This night-time image was taken by the European Space Agency's Thomas Pesquet.

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Andrew Masterson is news editor of Cosmos.
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