Timelapse of Jupiter’s auroras (2)

This timelapse video of the vivid auroras in Jupiter’s atmosphere was created using observations made with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Hubble is particularly suited to observing and studying the auroras on the biggest planet in the Solar System, as they are brightest in the ultraviolet.

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NASA, ESA, J. Nichols

About the Video

Id:heic1613b
Release date:30 June 2016, 16:00
Related releases:heic1613
Duration:10 s

About the Object

Name:Jupiter
Type:Solar System : Planet : Feature : Atmosphere : Aurora
Category:Solar System

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