It’s time once more for another Where In The Universe Challenge. Name where in the Universe this image was taken and give yourself extra points if you can name the telescope or spacecraft responsible for the image. Post your guesses in the comments section, and check back on later at this same post to find the answer. To make this challenge fun for everyone, please don’t include links or extensive explanations with your answer. Good luck!
UPDATE: The answer has now been posted below.
This is Earth, showing a huge ocean of sand called the the Grand Erg Oriental (Eastern Sand Sea) in Algeria. It was taken by an astronaut on board the International Space Station in December 11, 2004, with a Kodak 760C digital camera with a 400 mm lens. See more images like this at the Astronaut Photography from Space website.