• Space.com | 7/5/2018 | Staff
    New research shows the closest-ever view of Jupiter's swirling auroras, revealing the complicated footprints left by its moons Io and Ganymede. As Jupiter's moons orbit close over the gas giant,...
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  • phys.org | 6/5/2018 | Staff
    An international team of researchers has found that Saturn's fast rotation speed makes it possible for the planet to experience noontime auroras. In their paper published in the journal Nature...
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  • earthsky.org | 9/9/2017 | EarthSky
    Jupiter’s auroras – depicted in this composite image – are by far the strongest in our solar system. Image via NASA/ ESA/ J. Nichols/ Sciencemag.org. The sun is the ultimate cause of Earth’s...
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  • earthsky.org | 9/8/2017 | Deborah Byrd
    Photo by Sacha Layos in Fairbanks, Alaska. Activity on the sun this week prompted strong geomagnetic activity Thursday night (the night of September 7-8, 2017). Sacha Layos in Fairbanks, Alaska...
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  • earthsky.org | 6/21/2017 | Eleanor Imster
    Image via Hunter Davis. The two Magellanic Clouds – The Large Magellanic Cloud and its neighbor the Small Magellanic Cloud- are a duo of irregular dwarf galaxies visible from the southern hemisphere.
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  • earthsky.org | 6/5/2017 | Eleanor Imster
    Astronomers are using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to study auroras — stunning light shows in a planet’s atmosphere — on the poles of the largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter.
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  • earthsky.org | 5/29/2017 | Deborah Byrd
    A communication relay building with some purple and blue auroras overhead. Photo taken May 28, 2017 by Hunter Davis. On Saturday, May 27, 2017, a coronal mass ejection or CME arrived at Earth from...
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  • phys.org | 5/25/2017 | Staff
    Combined observations from three spacecraft show that Jupiter's brightest auroral features recorded to date are powered by both the volcanic moon Io and interaction with the solar wind.
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  • Universe Today | 4/13/2012 | Bob King
    Earth doesn’t have a corner on auroras. Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune have their own distinctive versions. Jupiter’s are massive and powerful; Martian auroras patchy and weak.
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  • Engadget | 7/1/2016 | Staff
    Astronomers want to study Jupiter's auroras, because they're quite different from what we're used to. They're big enough to be able to envelope the entirety of our planet, and they're so powerful,...
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