Amazing NASA Video of Aurora Australis as Seen From Space

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The aurora australis, or southern lights, captured by astronauts aboard the International Space Station on September 17, 2011, as it traveled across the Indian Ocean from south of Madegascar to north of Australia. 

Earlier this month we featured this stunning stop-motion video of the aurora borealis over Iceland, by Ágúst Ingvarsson.

For more videos from NASA, visit http://www.nasa.gov/.

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Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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