Monday, July 5, 2021

Auroras Dance on Saturn, Too

Environmental & Science Education, STEM, Astronomy, Solar System, Earth & Space Science

Ed Hessler 

The auroras of Saturn have received considerable scientific attention but are not yet fully understood. They are breathtakingly beautiful as this June 27  2021 image shows which includes some explanation and a link to a short movie. "It has recently been found that auroras heat Saturn's upper atmosphere." One reason for studying them is for a better understanding of our own auroras.

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