This site hosts a composite NASA image of the southern lights Aurora over the South Pole. A link enables visitors to view a video of this aurora.
The image of the Aurora is overlaid on a NASA "Blue Marble" image also captured by satellite. Text describes the distortion of Earth's magnetic field by the stream of protons and electrons from the sun.
<a href="http://www.compadre.org/informal/items/detail.cfm?ID=12554">NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. IMAGE Spacecraft Pictures Aurora. Greenbelt: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, March 16, 2011.</a>
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. IMAGE Spacecraft Pictures Aurora. Greenbelt: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, March 16, 2011. http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=6226 (accessed 5 December 2013).
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