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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. This observation programme is supported by measurements made by NASA’s Juno spacecraft, currently on its way to Jupiter.
In the amazing poster above we see some of the best ‘marbles’ that have been captured and shared since.
While the original image, shared by NASA back in 2008, has more muted colors, this updated image shared by 2014justin on reddit has bumped up the contrast and saturation to Instagram-like levels 😉
Using timelapses shot from the International Space Station, NASA TV UHD showcases both the Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis phenomena that occur when electrically charged electrons and protons in the Earth’s magnetic field collide with neutral atoms in the upper atmosphere.
It was so nice of the flight crew to slow everything down for a while. There are some opportunities in life that you just can’t pass up. This was certainly one of them.