Watch: NASA Captures Aurora Borealis at Sunrise from the ISS

Friday, 06 February 2015 - 4:44PM
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Friday, 06 February 2015 - 4:44PM
Watch: NASA Captures Aurora Borealis at Sunrise from the ISS

At first, it looks like every other video of an aurora over the city lights at night. But upon closer examination, this NASA video shows an aurora in the exact moments that the sun is beginning to emerge over the horizon:

 

 

NASA astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore took this video of Earth from the ISS. In the video, you can see the beautiful green aurora on the left and the glowing blue light from the sunrise on the right over Washington, D.C., Baltimore, New York City, and Boston.

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