This animation shows the fluttering aurorae that light up both…

This animation shows the fluttering aurorae that light up both of Saturn’s poles. Created by the interaction of the solar wind with the planet’s magnetic field, Saturn’s aurorae are analogous to the more familiar northern and southern light on Earth.

Credit: ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. Calçada)

Astronomy & Astrophysics

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