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Aurora Australis Over Indian Ocean (NASA, International Space Station, 09/17/11)

Editor's note: Incredible photos from the ISS! This has also been added to the NASA Views Earth at Night photoset:


This is one of a series of night time images photographed by one of the Expedition 29 crew members from the International Space Station. It features Aurora Australis over the southern Indian ocean. Nadir coordinates are 50.16 south latitude and 48.11 degrees east longitude.


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Taken on September 17, 2011