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An amazing video of nighttime views from the space station

Photographs taken from the International Space Station and assembled in this video show nighttime views of our planet.

By Jason MajorUniverse Today / July 23, 2012

Every frame in this video is a photograph taken from the International Space Station. All credit goes to the crews on board the ISS.

People keep making these videos from ISS photography, and we keep loving them. Here’s the latest, assembled by photographer Knate Myers to a track by John Murphy (from the movie soundtrack for Sunshine) it’s a beautiful tour of nighttime passes of the Space Station over our planet. Stars, city lights, airglow, aurorae… it’s nothing you haven’t seen before, but everything worth seeing again. Watch it.

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Video: Knate Myers. All images courtesy of the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center. Via the Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth.

Jason Major is a graphic artist from Rhode Island now living and working in Dallas, Texas. He writes about astronomy and space exploration on his blog Lights In The Dark, on Universe Today and also onDiscovery News.

This story originally appeared in Universe Today.

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