With its breathtaking pictures of the Earth as seen from space, the International Space Station (ISS) frequently graces the internet. The new series of photographs, posted on the official Twitter account of the ISS, show the Earth’s aurora seen between the city lights and stars.
The post states that when the space station was orbiting at 51.6° above the equator, the photo was taken.
“The station’s orbit takes it as high 51.6° above the equator offering awe-inspiring views of the Earth’s aurora in between the city lights and the twinkling stars,” ISS wrote while sharing the pictures online.
Take a look here:
The station's orbit takes it as high 51.6° above the equator offering awe-inspiring views of the Earth's aurora in between the city lights and the twinkling stars. https://t.co/gzNPCS8UMl pic.twitter.com/JEAwJI0LEX
— International Space Station (@Space_Station) January 23, 2021
Take a look at some reactions here:
Sweet pictures from space station.
— Flyonwall (@Alexand10168090) January 24, 2021
Breathtaking, tbh beautiful 💖🌹💯
— jojozoey (@Jojozoey1) January 24, 2021
Most Beautiful thing to experience atleast once in a life time
— Sibtain Raza (@Sibtainrazajami) January 24, 2021
When God paints this is what happens
— Daniel MM (@Chronoplasia) January 23, 2021
Recently, NASA releases stunning images of Jupiter’s northern and southern auroras, which made waves on the internet.