Ever wondered what the Northern Lights would look like from Space?

Think you’ve seen all the beauty the Aurora Borealis (also known as the Northern Lights) has to offer through pictures on Twitter? Think again.


The spectacular, all-natural light show looks possibly even more incredible in this video from NASA showing the lights from space.

NASA Television’s newest offering, NASA TV UHD, has brought this ultra-high definition video to our screens and boy are we grateful. Look how pretty!

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

Bit of sciencey jargon for you there…But what an amazing  spectacle!

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