Images of the Earth

Aurora Australis (southern lights) over Antarctica’s Princess Ragnhild Coast

Approximate image footprint: 2126 X 1701 km
Coordinates: 70.50S, 22.92E
Date: July 15, 2012
Satellite sensor: Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS)
Raw data credit: NASA (
Spectral range: Green to Near-infrared

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