An astronaut has captured the whole of Scotland in a photo taken from the International Space Station.
Alexander Gerst posted the snap he took as he passed over Europe on social media.
— Alexander Gerst (@Astro_Alex) October 14, 2014
The German tweeted: “Greetings to #Scotland – looks like a great day down there! #BlueDot”
The geophysicist is spending six months in orbit as part of the Blue Dot mission.