Astronaut posts breathtaking picture of India on Diwali night

NEW DELHI: Every Diwali we have a picture circulated on the Internet showing India from space, but that image is farce we all know that. The viral image is Photoshopped and captioned as this is how India looks from space on the night of Diwali. So now, the real question is – How does India look like from space on the night of Diwali? Yes, we have an answer for that, On the night of 19th, astronaut Paolo Nespoli shared the real picture of India from Space.

Sharing the picture he captioned it as, “Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, starts today. Happy Diwali to everyone.”

Here’s how India looks:

Several other Twitter users also confirmed that the image shared is real.

Since shared the image has gathered around 5300 retweets and 8600 likes on the social networking website, Twitter.

Several users from India and around the world thanked Paolo Nespoli for his ‘kind’ gesture.

Paolo Nespoli is an astronaut with the European Space Agency (ESA) and has been working at the International Space Station (ISS) on Vita Mission.


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