Share this story
Close X
Switch to Desktop Site

Space photos of the day: Auroras

Image 2 of 17


Aurora Borealis is seen near Fairbanks, Alaska in 2003. The light is caused by explosions on the surface of the Sun, which throw out electrically charged particles towards the Earth.

PHOTO: Kevin Schafer/

Next Image Previous Image

Image 2 of 17

About these ads