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Time-lapse Captured from the International Space Station

400 photos. 11 minutes. That's what it took to create this time-lapse of the Earth and stars as the International…

2 months ago

Timelapse: Sprites, Gravity Waves and Airglow

Look! Fast! Sprite lightning occurs only at high altitudes above thunderstorms, only last for a thousandth of a second and…

5 years ago

Take a Flight Over a Massive Aurora

Post by Alexander Gerst. Or perhaps I should say "eine grosse Aurora!" ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst made this time-lapse of a…

5 years ago

What Are These Mysterious Green Lights Photographed From the Space Station?

"Bangkok is the bright city. The green lights outside the city? No idea…" This was the description accompanying the photo above, perplexingly Tweeted…

5 years ago

How to See Airglow, the Green Sheen of Night

Emerald green, fainter than the zodiacal light and visible on dark nights everywhere on Earth, airglow pervades the night sky…

5 years ago

This Time-Lapse ISS Video Isn’t Just Another Time-Lapse ISS Video

It's actually remarkably beautiful, and well worth two minutes of your time.* Assembled from actual photographs taken by astronauts aboard…

6 years ago

Awesome Photo: Aurora, Airglow, City Lights and Shining Stars

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano shares a lot of fantastic photos taken from his privileged position 260 miles up aboard the…

6 years ago

Astrophoto: Airglow Shining Like an Aurora

Look closely at this beautiful serene view taken by Miguel Claro from Portugal. Not only is it a stunning view…

6 years ago

Time-Lapse: Earth

If you couldn't tell, we love time-lapse videos... whether they're made of photos looking up at the sky from Earth…

7 years ago

Cassini Discovers Titan’s Glowing Atmosphere

A pair of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show Titan glowing in the dark. Titan never ceases to amaze. Saturn's…

7 years ago