WATCH: Aurora captured above earth in a series of stunning 4K time lapses

NASA has captured more stunning 4K footage from the International Space Station, this time of the aurora in the earths atmosphere.

Harmonic produced this show exclusively for NASA TV UHD, using time-lapses shot from the International Space Station, showing both the Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis.

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A phenomena that occur when electrically charged electrons and protons in the Earth’s magnetic field collide with neutral atoms in the upper atmosphere.

Tim Peake has also been tweeting stunning videos of the aurora skimming earths sunrise

 

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