A spectacular view of atmospheric ionization, the mighty aurorae borealis and australis. This is caused by the Sun kissing the Earth, its particles, channeled by the planetary magnetic field, exciting the upper atmosphere of our planet. Thanks NASA for providing this radical perspective.
And thanks Earlyguard for your music!
Video rendered using 445 pictures (4256x2831 px) taken on September 17th 2011, from 17:22 to around 17:39 GMT, with a Nikon D3S.