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NASA's New Time-Lapsed Videos Show North American Cities From Space -- Can You Spot Yours?


NASA must know how much earthlings like seeing their own planet from a space-eye view. Within the last week, it has released several new time-lapsed videos that break down North America by region.

(Related: New time-lapsed vid from space: Moon setting over the Atlantic during the day)

Watch as the International Space Station takes you from just southwest of Mexico up the United States Eastern Seaboard, hitting all the major cities (New Orleans, Mobile, Jacksonville, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City):

Next, you can see the Great Plains at night. The footage goes from northern Mexico east toward Indiana and Ohio. It's a short clip, but look closely around 0:15 to see the Aurora Borealis peaking out toward the top:

In a similar view of the plain states, though from a different direction, this video takes you though San Antonio and Houston up past Chicago (can you make out the Mitten State's shape around 0:30?):

Vibrant northern lights can been seen in this footage taken from North Dakota toward Quebec:

Did you spot your city?

[H/T GeekOSystem]

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