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STS-116 Shuttle Mission Imagery
Aurora Borealis
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S116-E-07308 (19 Dec. 2006) --- The Aurora Borealis, also known as "northern lights", is featured in this photograph taken by a STS-116 crew member onboard Space Shuttle Discovery during flight day 11 activities. The long exposure on the digital still camera enabled the astronaut to capture stars and city lights.

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