NASA captures unprecedented 360-degree views of Saturn's auroras

Like Earth, Saturn features active and radiant auroras at its poles. To date, our impressions of these fantastic features have been fleeting and sporadic at best. But now, using several pairs of telescopic eyes, NASA has caught its best glimpse yet of these massive, swirling auroras. » 2/12/14 1:20pm 2/12/14 1:20pm

Eye-To-Eye With A Storm Striking Earth's Atmosphere

Here's a picture of a geomagnetic storm causing crazy auroras to light up the sky over Newfoundland, as seen from the International Space Station. The ISS is actually at the same altitude as these auroras, and sometimes flies straight through the Northern Lights. Click through for another trippy picture of Earth's… » 2/11/08 4:00pm 2/11/08 4:00pm