The Earth as You've Never Seen it Before: Atmosphere, Airglow and Aurora
This time-lapse video focuses on the atmospheric line and 'airglow', which is a chemiluminescent process by which the atmosphere gives off its own light.
Read more about the science behind 'airglow': http://auroranightglow.blogspot.com/
Video by Alex Rivest, PhD.
High Resolution images courtesy of The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth. The Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center:
Music: "JLTF" by Moby. Permission from MobyGratis.com