Hubble Provides Complete View of Jupiter's Auroras
March 19, 2003
Images taken in ultraviolet light by the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) show both auroras, the oval-shaped objects in the inset photos. The auroras are brilliant curtains of light in Jupiter's upper atmosphere.
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