Amazing picture shows stunning Auroras in Jupiters atmosphere


The Hubble Space Telescope has captured stunning light shows Jupiters atmosphere.

The aurora’s were captured on camera lighting up the planets North Pole in spectacular detail.

Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, is best known for its colourful storms, the most famous being the Great Red Spot.

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Now astronomers have focused on another beautiful feature of the planet, using Hubble’s ultraviolet capabilities.

The extraordinary vivid glows shown in the new observations are known as auroras.

They are created when high energy particles enter a planet’s atmosphere near its magnetic poles and collide with atoms of gas.

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Credit: ESA/NASA