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Auroras on Jupiter

Auroras Larger Than Earth Spotted Over Jupiter

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.

Jupiter From ‘Below’

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 😉