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ISS Captures Glimmering Aurora Formed Above Earth’s Atmosphere

06/09/2022 11:54 PM | Click to read full article

On September 4, a stream of solar wind struck the Earth, sparking a geomagnetic storm of the G2 class, according to the National Weather Service’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC). This storm produced an aurora in some regions, including parts of the United States.

Hovering over Earth the International Space Station captured a scintillating time-lapse of aurora formation above the Earth’s atmosphere. 

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