Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick
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Astro-Porn of the Day: Gorgeous Northern Lights from the Solar Storm

Check out these movies of the Northern Lights (aka Aurora Borealis and Australis, depending on where you live on the globe). First up, a video time-lapse from a Norwegian neighborhood:



Another video time-lapse from across a city:



There are tons of great photos out there, too, such as this one of the Aurora Australis as seen FROM THE SPACE STATION. BY AN ASTRONAUT:


Click the image to see the International Space Station page about the solar storm.

Just WOW! I miss living in a part of the world where one can observe these amazing space shows.

Chris
Tags: astronomy, the space age
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