The following are recent “Image of the Day” images from the excellent web site NASA Earth Observatory.
Above: Sunset on the Indian Ocean as seen from the International Space Station on May 25, 2010.
Above: When aurora occur near the North Pole they are known as aurora borealis. When they occur near the South Pole they are known as aurora australis. This image is aurora australis as observed from the International Space Station on May 29, 2010.