Jupiter’s aurora: the most powerful Northern lights display in the solar system!
Posted by Rosie Johnson in Leicester to Jupiter: The Juno Mission on June 27, 2016
During Juno’s time at Jupiter, we will have the fantastic opportunity to study the most powerful aurora in the solar system. An aurora is light emitted by atoms and molecules that have been excited through collisions with very energetic particles that enter a planet’s atmosphere along the planet’s magnetic field lines. The generation of Jupiter’s […]
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