Jupiter's Aurora

In this image, the north auroral emission is rising over the left limb; the south auroral oval is beginning to set.

Credit:

John T. Clarke and Gilda E. Ballester (University of Michigan), John Trauger and Robin Evans (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:opo9632c
Type:Observation
Release date:17 October 1996, 22:00
Size:517 x 495 px

About the Object

Name:Jupiter
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Atmosphere : Aurora
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
Far-UV
152 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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