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A 'Green Sea' of Aurora Borealis (NASA, International Space Station, 01/25/12) | by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
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A 'Green Sea' of Aurora Borealis (NASA, International Space Station, 01/25/12)

Editor's note: Who says it isn't easy being green? The aurora borealis makes it look pretty effortless! Posted to the NASA Views Earth at Night photoset: www.flickr.com/photos/28634332@N05/sets/72157625188331491/

 

This is one of a series of photos showing Aurora Borealis as photographed by one of the Expedition 30 crew members onboard the International Space Station from approximately 240 miles above Earth on Jan. 25, 2012.

 

Image credit: NASA

 

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Taken on January 25, 2012