Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Northern Lights over Canada | International Space Station


The spectacular aurora borealis, or the “northern lights,” over Canada is sighted from the International Space Station near the highest point of its orbital path. The station’s main solar arrays are seen in the left foreground. This photograph was taken by a member of the Expedition 53 crew aboard the station on Sept. 15, 2017.

Image Credit: NASA
Image Date: September 15, 2017
Release Date: September 19, 2017


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