Spectacular New Space Station Video Is The Ultimate Holiday Lighting

The ESA has just released this stunning ultra high definition timelapse video, combining 12,500 images taken by astronaut Alexander Gerst during his six-month mission aboard the International Space Station. The views of sparkling cities, glowing aurorae and flashes of lightning are breathtaking. Watch it. Now.

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GregEganist
GregEganist

I never tire of these. But what is that green line at the top of the atmosphere? It seems to be a bit below the base of the aurorae, and sometimes looks red.