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Stunning Aurora Vine Captured From Space Station

02/07/2014 10:20 BST | Updated 02/07/2014 10:59 BST

Reid Wiseman is an astronaut that, as far as we're concerned, can do no wrong. After his stunning debut with the dice in space picture he's now managed to capture one of the most stunning Vine's of the Aurora (Northern Lights) we've ever seen.

The aurora takes place when solar winds collide with our Earth's atmosphere, resulting in huge curtains of coloured light hanging in the sky.

Of course for Reid and the rest of the team on the International Space Station the view is very different, the aurora is no longer above them, instead it's a hanging blanket of light below them.

This isn't the first time astronauts have been able to capture the Northern Lights from space, but it's certainly one of the best examples we've ever seen.

Wiseman has been prolifically using Twitter and Vine since he arrived winning thousands of fans by being the first astronaut to Vine from space.

He also regularly posts images and tweets about the World Cup.