Green, Violet, Oh My: NASA Rocket Launch Lights Up Eastern Skies

The mission, to study energy transfer in space, had a brilliant upshot for nighttime viewers. East Coasters saw the green and violet vapor clouds glowing above — and have the pictures to prove it.

Green, Violet, Oh My: NASA Rocket Launch Lights Up Eastern Skies
The mission, to study energy transfer in space, had a brilliant upshot for nighttime viewers. East Coasters saw the green and violet vapor clouds glowing above — and have the pictures to prove it.(Image credit: Joshua Guirguis)