Earth selfie: A clear view from Morocco to Iran

Clear skies over the Sahara desert
Clear skies stretching from Morocco to Iran are only interrupted over eastern Libya.
NASA | NOAA's DSCOVR mission

This week's Earth selfie centers on Africa while southern Europe peeks out from under heavy cloud cover.

Clear skies stretch from Morocco in the northwestern coast of Africa to Iran, far to the east. Some light clouds loft above eastern Libya and Egypt, obscuring much of the southern shore of the Mediterranean Sea.

The clear skies border the Mediterranean
The clear skies border the Mediterranean.
NASA | NOAA's DSCOVR mission

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