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Hubble Provides Complete View of Jupiter's Auroras

Hubble Provides Complete View of Jupiter's Auroras


Depicts: Jupiter
Copyright: John Clarke (University of Michigan), and NASAJohn Clarke (Universityof Michigan), and NASA

Images taken in ultraviolet light by the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) show both auroras, the oval- shaped objects in the inset photos. While the Hubble telescope has obtained images of Jupiter's northern and southern lights since 1990, the new STIS instrument is 10 times more sensitive than earlier cameras.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
13-Jun-2024 06:32 UT

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