Well-known local photographer Luc Perrot published a photo this week of Mauritius seen from Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island. He explained that winter brings clear night skies, which make this sort of photo possible.
|Mauritius as seen from Piton de la Fournaise, |
Reunion Island © Luc Perrot
|cropped version of the above photo © Luc Perrot|
|Panoramic view, with the volcano clearly visible |
to the right © Luc Perrot
As some people seemed to think it wasn't possible to see Mauritius from Reunion, Mauritian photographer Burty Makoona sent the photo below, which Perrot annotated.
|Reunion, seen from Mauritius © Burty Makoona|
|Reunion, seen from Mauritius (annotated) © Burty Makoona|
Another photo by Perrot was recently Photo of the Day on the Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) website (EPOD is a service of the Universities Space Research Association).
|Piton de la Fournaise © Luc Perrot|
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