Astronaut shares ‘burrito of awesomeness’ aurora video

Nasa astronaut Jack Fischer has shared this aurora time-lapse footage from the International Space Station.

He described the clip as a “burrito of awesomeness smothered in awesome sauce”.

Auroras, also known as the Northern Lights and Southern Lights, can be seen over polar regions.

The phenomenon occurs when electrically-charged particles from the Sun enter the Earth’s atmosphere.

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-40722114

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