January 23, 2014
(18 Sept. 2011) --- This is one of a series of night time images photographed by one of the Expedition 29 crew members from the International Space Station. It features the Aurora Australis, airglow and parts of the southeastern Indian Ocean. Nadir coordinates are 50.66 degrees south latitude and 137.70 degrees east longitude.
Topics: Space, Navigation, Spaceflight, Environment, International Space Station, Aurora, Aurora Australis, Airglow, Space plasmas, Observational astronomy, light sources, Plasma physics, Physics