An amazing northern lights photo from space showing the ring around the earth where the aurora is most prominent.

The earths magnetic field created by our molten core creates a protection around our planet from solar radiation that enables life to flourish. Ring of Fire. A picture taken by NASA of the Northern Lights from space

We are obsessed with the northern lights here at Yahoo Travel, and it turns out that NASA and its astronauts are, too. Here are some of the most amazing photos of the aurora borealis, as seen from space.

You Won’t Believe These Views of the Northern Lights From Space

When we see an auroral arc - and associated rays - we really seeing a small section of the much larger, permanent aurora called the auroral oval. The northern oval is centered over the geomagnetic north pole located in northern Canada.

This Is What The Northern Lights Look Like From Space

This is What the Northern Lights Look Like From Space and We Can't Even

Take a look at these amazing photos of the Northern Lights taken from a galaxy far, far away!

Aurora Borealis as seen from the International space station.

Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis as seen from the International Space Station. This is amazing.

aurora borealis seen from the International Space Station

An aurora borealis seen from the International Space Station

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Amazing White Northern Lights as seen from Finland ★

culturenlifestyle: “ Rare White Curtain Auroras Seen Over Finland Behold stargazers, this is not an art installation. These are actually stunning white Northern Lights in Finland. The stunning Aurora Borealis resemble a white curtain, which seems to.

Aurora borealis (northern lights) from space. I was so sorry to discover this is an artist's photoshop. Now i may never know if the aurora ever really does this.

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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 (southern lights) on September 2005

Southern Lights seen from space

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