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 southwest Tasman Sea. The light reflection seen originates from inside the spacecraft. Nadir coordinates are 47.94 degrees south latitude and 150.20 degrees east longitude.
Topics: Physics, Space, Spaceflight, Aurora, International Space Station, Aurora Australis, Airglow, Human spaceflight, Space plasmas, Observational astronomy, light sources, Plasma physics