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Lights On and Over the Southern Horizon
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Lights On and Over the Southern Horizon

An astronaut caught a glimpse of the aurora australis while looking out across the Indian Ocean.

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Mid-Summer Auroras
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Mid-Summer Auroras

Solar storms smacked into Earth’s magnetic field and provoked auroras over the southern and northern hemisphere just after the summer solstice.

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Auroras over North America
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Auroras over North America

A geomagnetic storm in early October lit up the skies with northern lights that were detected by an Earth-observing satellite.

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Rocketing Into the Northern Lights
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Rocketing Into the Northern Lights

Researchers probed the auroral wind by shooting instruments into them in February 2013.

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Looking Down on a Shooting Star
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Looking Down on a Shooting Star

Astronauts captured this unusual view of a Perseid meteor descending into Earth's atmosphere in August 2011.

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Fire in the Sky and on the Ground
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Fire in the Sky and on the Ground

Astronauts on the International Space Station captured these views of the aurora australis ("southern lights") and wildfires in Australia in mid-September 2011.

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Rocketing into the Northern Lights
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Rocketing into the Northern Lights

Sounding rockets probe the way auroras and solar activity affect the atmosphere.

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Sun Sends an Early Earth Day Greeting
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Sun Sends an Early Earth Day Greeting

The Suomi NPP satellite captured a glimpse of the northern lights over North America.

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Earth Awash in Lights of the Night
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Earth Awash in Lights of the Night

City lights sprawl across Earth’s surface below a constant glow in the upper atmosphere.

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Solar Flare and Coronal Mass Ejection
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Solar Flare and Coronal Mass Ejection

This ultraviolet image, captured by NASA’s Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) Ahead spacecraft on February 12, 2010, shows solar storms brewing in two active areas of the Sun.

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IMAGE Spacecraft Pictures Aurora
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IMAGE Spacecraft Pictures Aurora

From space, the aurora is a crown of light that circles each of Earth’s poles. The IMAGE satellite captured this view of the aurora australis four days after a record-setting solar flare sent plasma flying towards the Earth.

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U.S. Heat Wave and Earth’s Energy Balance
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U.S. Heat Wave and Earth’s Energy Balance

July’s extreme heat in the United States radiated energy out into space as shown in this image from July 22, 2011.

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Probing the Electric Space Around Earth
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Probing the Electric Space Around Earth

NASA’s Radiation Belt Storm Probes will give an inside view of the vast Van Allen radiation belts.

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Another Accountant for the Energy Budget
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Another Accountant for the Energy Budget

The CERES FM6 instrument measures the solar energy absorbed and reflected by Earth, the heat the planet emits into space, and the role of clouds in that process.

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The Sun Flares Up
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The Sun Flares Up

After months of quiet, the Sun burst in to activity in late October and early November 2013.

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Mapping Fireballs
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Mapping Fireballs

Over 20 years, more than 550 small asteroids streaked across our skies.

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Lights in the Darkness
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Lights in the Darkness

A strong solar wind stream stirred up a display of northern lights over northern Canada.

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The Sun Erupts
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The Sun Erupts

A solar flare and coronal mass ejection in mid-July 2012 raised the possibility of geomagnetic storms and auroras.

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