On February 23, 2016, astronaut Tim Peake of the International Space Station snapped this stunning image of the aurora while flying over the Pacific Ocean northeast of Australia.
- Week's Best Space Pictures
Week's Best Space Pictures: Astronauts Capture Stunning Aurora
A brilliant star glows from within a ghostly blue bubble, and three of Saturn’s moons pose for a family photo.
Feed your need for heavenly views of the universe with our picks for the week’s most awe-inspiring space pictures.
This week, a Martian crater shows off its kaleidoscopic color , satellites spot a record-breaking cyclone in the South Pacific Ocean, and astronauts aboard the International Space Station photograph a dazzling aurora hundreds of miles in the air.