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Astronaut Terry Virts' Aurora From Space Might Be The Best Ever Taken

08/12/2014 13:01 GMT | Updated 08/12/2014 13:59 GMT

Pictures of the northern or southern lights from space are notoriously tricky - and usually faked.

This isn't. This picture was taken by Astronaut Terry Virts aboard the International Space Station this week, and it's something else.

It's among the most amazing ISS pics we've ever seen. (Along with this one... and about a hundred thousand others.)