Stunning aurora as seen from the Space Station


On 15 September 2017, 711 photos were taken by ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli to create this time-lapse of a stunning aurora.

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  1. ISS: International Space Station, in orbit around earth since 1998, it can easily be seen from earth with a naked eye before dawn or after sunset when it’s above your location. To spot the International space station, go to: and set your location, it appears as a slow moving bright white dot in the night sky.

    Other apps and websites provide sight opportunities like: .

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