<p>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. </p>

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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.

Photograph by NASA, ESA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/flying-through-the-auroras-green-fog

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.

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