ISS Timelapse: Aurora Australis

  • Released Thursday, October 17, 2013

The photographs used to make this video were taken on September 17, 2011 from 17:22:27 to 17:37:21 GMT from the International Space Station (ISS). This image sequence begins over the Indian Ocean halfway between Madagascar and Antarctica. Aurora Australis is present for the first 2/3rds of the video, then Australis comes into view. Yellow lights near the coast show the presence of cities, while interior oragne lights indicate brush fires.

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Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center

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This page was originally published on Thursday, October 17, 2013.
This page was last updated on Monday, July 15, 2024 at 12:14 AM EDT.


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