Astronaut tweets image of UK tonight from space

NASA astronaut Chris Hadfield, who is currently on the International Space Station, has tweeted a photograph tonight of the UK from space.

A view of the UK tonight from space, taken by astonaut Chris Hadfield. Credit: Twitter/Chris Hadfield

The Canadian astronaut has gained a large following on Twitter after he began sharing images during his six-month stint in space.

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