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NASA captures auroras in Jupiter's atmosphere

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured images of vivid glows called 'auroras' in Jupiter's atmosphere, ahead of the entry of its Juno spacecraft in the giant planet's orbit in July. The auroras, which cover areas bigger than the Earth, 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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