VIDEO: Light of cities creates green atmosphere on our planet

Stars and city lights form a green barrier on our planet | Photo: ESA

Thomas Pesquet, astronaut of the European Space Agency (ESA, for its acronym in English), recorded with his camera the moment in which lights of cities are reflected at night in the Earth’s atmosphere, which creates a barrier protective green light peculiar.
“The stars and the light of the cities are reflected and seem to create a green atmosphere on our planet,” wrote Pesquet.
The video was recorded from the international space station.

Stars and city lights revolve and seem to form from a point behind the green atmosphere of our planet. #timelapse – Thomas Pesquet (@Thom_astro) 29 April 2017