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Southern Lights

In View on August 3, 2010 at 7:19 am

It’s probably because I’m hemispherist, but I didn’t know the South Pole had auroras too.  Cosmic Log posts this photo of the aurora australis taken by NASA astronaut Douglas Wheelock from the International Space Station:

Auroral lights over the South Pole.  Photo by Douglas Wheelock.

Auroral lights over the South Pole. Photo by Douglas Wheelock.

Follow the link for the hi-res photo, as well as links to more of Wheelock’s work, and Cosmic Log’s July Month in Space slideshow.

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