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Ice crystals in atmosphere – NASA's EPIC camera spots mysterious flashes of light from Earth

Ice crystals in atmosphere – NASA's EPIC camera spots mysterious flashes of light from Earth

NASA's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) onboard the DSCOVR captured mysterious flashes of light from the Earth.

Watch – Breathtaking time-lapse of entire year of Earth captured by NASA's EPIC camera

Watch – Breathtaking time-lapse of entire year of Earth captured by NASA's EPIC camera

To mark one-year of EPIC capturing earth from 1 million miles away, NASA released a stunning time-lapse video comprising of more than 3, 000 images of the Earth as it moved around the sun for 365 days.

Wow! NASA's EPIC camera catches moon 'photobombing' Earth (Watch video)

Wow! NASA's EPIC camera catches moon 'photobombing' Earth (Watch video)

For the second time in the life of DSCOVR, the moon moved between the spacecraft and Earth, said Adam Szabo, DSCOVR project scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

See pic – Total solar eclipse as seen from space!

See pic – Total solar eclipse as seen from space!

The animation was assembled from 13 images acquired by Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), a four-megapixel charge-coupled device (CCD) and Cassegrain telescope on the DSCOVR satellite. 

Now EPIC or Aadhaar document enough to get PAN card

An EPIC or Aadhaar document will now be enough for any individual to obtain PAN card as the Income Tax Department has relaxed the cumbersome procedure of having multiple documents to prove one's own identity.