There’s no shortage of fantastic pics and videos from the International Space Station, but this mesmerizing time lapse video just takes the icing. It’s easy to just lose yourself in the video, but if you can just focus a little, towards the mid of the video, you’ll see some white blobs – which are in fact videostorms! If you’ll look even more closely, you’ll see trails of meteors and comets. Of course, aurorae couldn’t miss.
This video was achieved by “stacking” image sequences provided by NASA from the Crew at International Space Station. These Stacks create the Star Trails, but furthermore make interesting patterns visible. For example lightning corridors within clouds, but they also show occasional satellite tracks (or Iridium Flashes) as well as meteors – patterns that interrupt the main Star Trails, and thus are immediately visible.