Aurora Seen From Space Station

ISS040-E-066028 (15 July 2014) --- One of the more spectacular scenes of the Aurora Australis was photographed by one of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station from an altitude of approximately 223 nautical miles on July 15, 2014. The crew member used a 50mm lens to record the image as the orbital outpost was over a point south of Australia. Parts of solar array panels of the space station are visible at right.

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