Aurora Australis above Concordia Base

Aurora Australis above Concordia Base

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The ethereal green glow of Aurora Australis high over Concordia station on 18 July 2012. It was taken by ESA-sponsored scientist Alexander Kumar and his colleague Erick Bondoux from about 1 km from the station, located in the Antarctic at –75°S latitude.

Credit: ESA/IPEV/ENEAA/A. Kumar & E. Bondoux


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