Video of the Week #17, November 16th, 2011

From: The Best Video of Earth From Space Ever Made by Michael Moyer on Observations.

Source: Michael K nig on Vimeo.

This stunning timelapse video is a series of photographs taken from the International Space Station between August and October. Astronaut/photographer Ron Garan captures many amazing sights of the planet including the aurora (both Borealis and Australis), pinprick cities, and lightning storms that appear like firecrackers.