You see this like no other human ever has, not even the astronauts who photographed it. You view it as if you are a proportionally average human over 100 miles tall (about halfway to the space station's orbit).
See more information about how it was made, etc. here: http://jonathan.lansey.net/pastimes/3D_Aurora/index.html
Below you can see an example image with the Canny edge detector highlighting I used set be much brighter.
Below are a few more screenshot examples. Please let me know if you would like to use them somewhere (blog comment would be fine).
Information about the photos
The photos in this video were taken by the crew of Expedition 30 on board the International Space Station, January 25, 2012 from 09:27:08 to 09:32:16 GMT. The images are courtesy of the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center
More photos and details about the project here: