Screenshot of NASA's Ultra HD video of the Aurora Borealis phenomena as seen from the International Space Station.
Screenshot of NASA's Ultra HD video of the Aurora Borealis phenomena as seen from the International Space Station.

NASA, the United States Space Agency, has posted an ultra-high definition video of the Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis phenomena as seen from the International Space Station.

The time-lapse video, produced by Harmonic, shows what happens when the electrically charged electrons and protons in Earth's magnetic field crash into neutral atoms in the upper atmosphere.

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