Currently orbiting Earth aboard the International Space Station, US astronaut Barry Wilmore posted some photos of Israel on Christmas morning from his vantage point way up high.

While Wilmore posts photos to the ISS Facebook page on an almost daily basis, his beautiful snaps of the Holy Land have gone viral.

“Astronaut Barry Wilmore woke up early on Christmas to reflect upon the beauty of the Earth and snap some images to share with the world,” reads the caption on the spectacular photos of Israel from above.

Photos of the Middle East from the International Space Station. All photos by NASA Astronaut Barry Wilmore.
Photos of the Middle East from the International Space Station. All photos by NASA Astronaut Barry Wilmore.

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