Bizarre alien ship spotted by ISS! Or, you know, maybe not

Peter M

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It looks like internal reflections in the camera lens to me, from the bright earth below.

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.

In comparison, the image at Wikipedia for lens flare shows similar arcs forming from nearby bright objects

"video" starts at 1 min.

Updated with Wikipedia reference
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Although the video at that link is such poor quality it is hard to see what is going on
I added original video. which you still cant really see much. the uploader says