While it looks like an unearthly landscape from a distant exoplanet, this is our own Earth as seen from the International Space Station. Cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev captured this delicate moment of diffuse light and rich shadows of clouds at sunset.

Our Planet Is Ethereally Alien In These Dusky Photos From Space

While this is the most recent bit of extreme beauty sent home by Artemyev, it's not his first cloudy sunset offering. Here are a few other simply lovely dusks on our home planet as seen through his camera over the past few months:

Our Planet Is Ethereally Alien In These Dusky Photos From Space

Image credit: NASA/Oleg Artemyev

Our Planet Is Ethereally Alien In These Dusky Photos From Space

Image credit: NASA/Oleg Artemyev

Our Planet Is Ethereally Alien In These Dusky Photos From Space

Image credit: NASA/Oleg Artemyev

Our Planet Is Ethereally Alien In These Dusky Photos From Space

Image credit: NASA/Oleg Artemyev

Our Planet Is Ethereally Alien In These Dusky Photos From Space

Image credit: NASA/Oleg Artemyev

Our Planet Is Ethereally Alien In These Dusky Photos From Space

Image credit: NASA/Oleg Artemyev

Our Planet Is Ethereally Alien In These Dusky Photos From Space

Image credit: NASA/Oleg Artemyev

Our Planet Is Ethereally Alien In These Dusky Photos From Space

Image credit: NASA/Oleg Artemyev