Good morning beautiful New Zealand.

This is you from space.

As Kiwis wound down from another summer's day, Twitter space enthusiast Ignazio Magnani was sharing a photo looking from 400km above the Earth.

The photo was taken from the International Space Station as it passed over New Zealand. It is not clear when.

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Magnani had earlier tweeted about the station's planned orbit over New Zealand.

"The @Space_Station is visible to the nakedeye at 10:24 pm
everywhere in NZ."

It's not the first time our land has caught Magnani's eye.


A day earlier he tweeted an image of the Canterbury plains and its ribbons of braided rivers.