Nasa releases stunning time-lapse footage

Around the world in three-and-a-half minutes
A mesmerising time-lapse video showing the Earth's beauty from space has been wowing the Web

NASA released a mesmerising time-lapse video showing how Earth looks from space.

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This video features a series of time lapse sequences photographed by the Expedition 30 crew aboard the International Space Station. Set to the song “Walking in the Air,” by Howard Blake, the video takes viewers around the world, through auroras, and over dazzling lightning displays. 
View of Earth 
The sequences are as follows:

0:01 – Stars over southern United States

0:08 – US west coast to Canada 

0:21 – Central Europe to the Middle East 

0:36 – Aurora Australis over the Indian Ocean 

0:54 – Storms over Africa 1:08 – Central United States 

1:20 – Midwest United States 

1:33 – United Kingdom to Baltic Sea 

1:46 – Moonset 

1:55 – Northern United States to Eastern Canada 

2:12 – Aurora Australis over the Indian Ocean 

2:32 – Comet Lovejoy 

2:53 – Aurora Borealis over Hudson Bay