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First Photo taken by the Ultraviolet Auroral Imager

This composite image features the Northern Lights oval with a magnetic space storm over northern Canada. The inset was photographed on March 1, 1997 at 23:27 EST by the Canadian Space Agency's Ultraviolet Auroral Imager (UVAI) on Russia's Interball-2 satellite and has been colour coded to display the intensity of the aurora. (Credit: Canadian Space Agency)

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File size: 0.48 MB
Image size: 1967 x 1991 pixels
Resolution: 250 dpi

Photo taken on March 1, 1997

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