WATCH: NASA captures Southern Lights dancing above Earth

Credit: NASA

(WFLA/CNN) — A beautiful sight from space was captured on video on June 25th.

NASA released this time-lapse video from the International Space Station (ISS) of Auroras dancing above Earth.

It is, quite frankly, phenomenal.

The Auroras occur when electrically charged electrons and protons in the Earth’s magnetic field collide with neutral atoms in the upper atmosphere, creating a  gorgeous array of light.
Named after Aurora, the Roman goddess of dawn, the lights are usually seen in high-latitude regions.
The Auroras, also known as the Southern Lights, are seen in high southern latitude areas in Antarctica, Chile, Argentina, New Zealand and Australia.
The Northern Lights are similarly seen in northern latitudes. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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