April 20, 2016

New NASA Video: Stunning Aurora Borealis from Space in Ultra-High Definition

NASA Television has released an ultra-high-definition video to give a new glimpse of the stunning natural green glow that fascinates the world.


Using time-lapses shot from the International Space Station, showing both the Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis phenomena that occur when electrically charged electrons and protons in the Earth's magnetic field collide with neutral atoms in the upper atmosphere.

 

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