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An astronaut aboard the International Space Station has captured an impressive snap of the Aurora Australis, while the orbiting outpost was over the Southern Indian Ocean at an altitude of 350km: The Aurora Australis seen from the ISS. Pic: NASA NASA explains: "This striking aurora image was taken during a geomagnetic storm …

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that's quite nice really...

SWEET!

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Rocket science.

It really is that hard, but the results kick arse.

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Lies...

The aliens are attacking with their green energy beams of death!

But it does look rather nice!

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Oh look

Jolly Green Giant fart.

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Star Trek

Oh no, it's that energy band thing from Star Trek Generations! Crap, now we're going to have William Shatner acting at us!

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NASA photography makes for excellent desktop wallpapers. I shall be grabbing this for my netbook tonight!

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Nice but..

Look what the solar flare is doing to the atmosphere...

I would not want to be up there in a little metal box with that kind of energy floating about.

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Oooooooh shiny

That's a new desktop wallpaper for me then :)

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nope, you're all wrong

That's amanfrommars returning after a quick trip home, having drinking a few too many Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters.

"Welcome back, good sir. Now, might I see your license, vehicle registration, and proof of insurance please?"

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oopsie

[facepalm] Sorry. "Having *drunk* a few too many." That's what I get for not proof-reading. [/facepalm]

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Nice one

Especially considering none of my half-dozen space sites have this. Good catch, guys!

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Wow...

That looks quite a bit like the Lifestream in FFVII.

I, for one, welcome our Meteor-materia wielding overlords.

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