The International Space Station was travelling over Australia when it captured this stunning display of Aurora Australis, or Southern Lights.
These ultra high-definition time-lapse videos filmed from the ISS are simply out of this world.
Jupiter's auroras are caused by an interaction of charged particles shot from its volcanic moon, Io and the rotation of the
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The auroras that occur near the Antarctic circle are called Aurora Australis, as opposed to the Arctic Circle auroras, which
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According to the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, an aurora is caused by the collision of electrons
The Earth is glowing. Back in July, the ISS got this great glimpse of the Aurora Australis during the final space shuttle
Now here's a rare 220 mile-above earth view of the aurora australis, the southern hemisphere's counterpart to the northern