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Auroral Glow Over Earth

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(Image credit: Ron Garan)

Astronaut Ron Garan tweeted this stunning photo of an auroral glow over the Earth. The image was taken by fellow spaceflyer Mike Fossum (@astro_aggie) on October 5. Garan wrote: "@Astro_Aggie is changing the way us earthlings view our planet. Great snap Mike! #ISS #NASA."

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