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Jupiter's Aurora

Jupiter's Aurora

Depicts: Jupiter
Copyright: John T. Clarke and Gilda E. Ballester (University of Michigan), John Trauger and Robin Evans (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), and NASA

This ultraviolet images shows how the auroral emissions change in brightness and structure as Jupiter rotates.

It also reveals how the magnetic field is offset from Jupiter's spin axis by 10 to 15 degrees.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
20-Jul-2024 13:48 UT

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