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The Aurora Named STEVE | by NASA Goddard Photo and Video
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The Aurora Named STEVE

STEVE (Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement) and the Milky Way at Childs Lake, Manitoba, Canada. The picture is a composite of 11 images stitched together.

 

Image Courtesy Krista Trinder

 

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Taken on August 21, 2017