1. Peter M

    Peter M New Member

    It looks like internal reflections in the camera lens to me, from the bright earth below.
    http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/bizarre-megaship-captured-international-space-9974030

    Not sure if debunking tabloids is worth while, though. The video shows the artifact moving around and fading in and out as the camera angle changes, so it's not an aurora.
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    In comparison, the image at Wikipedia for lens flare shows similar arcs forming from nearby bright objects
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    "video" starts at 1 min.

    Source: https://youtu.be/nKMKIpys5VM?t=

    Updated with Wikipedia reference
     
    Last edited: Mar 7, 2017
  2. Trailblazer

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  3. deirdre

    deirdre Moderator Staff Member

    I added original video. which you still cant really see much. the uploader says
     
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    deirdre Moderator Staff Member

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