The International Space Station was orbiting 267 miles above the south Pacific Ocean east of New Zealand when this photograph was taken from a window on the seven-windowed cupola.
Matthias posted this image to his social media on 23 December with the caption:

What a beautiful view of the south Pacific Ocean & New Zealand! I visited it during my #RoundTheWorld trip & it actually reminds me that Christmas is celebrated very differently around the world, as in New Zealand, Christmas comes in the middle of summer.

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