ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst took this image circling Earth on the International Space Station during his six-month Blue Dot mission.
Alexander commented: "The eye of Super Typhoon Vongfong is 80 km across. Looks very dark in there."
Read more about the Blue Dot mission at http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Human_Spaceflight/Blue_dot
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