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Auroral Emmision Arcs

Auroral Emmision Arcs


Depicts: Jupiter, Shoemaker-Levy 9
Copyright: John T. Clarke (U. of Michigan), and NASA

This far-ultraviolet image of Jupiter taken with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope (HST) shows narrow auroral "arcs" that appeared at northern mid-latitudes following the impact of the K nucleus fragment of comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
18-Oct-2021 23:38 UT

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