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The Moons Of Jupiter Leave Signature Spots In The Planet's Aurorae - Video Dailymotion

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According to a report by Gizmodo, the aurorae of Jupiter, similar to what we call the Northern and Southern lights, are marked by strange features caused by the Jovian moons. Scientists saw swirls and spots caused by Jupiter's moons Io and Ganymede. Bertrand Bonfond, one of the study’s authors and an astronomer at the University of Liege in Belgium, told Gizmodo, “It’s always surprising when you look at something closer. You always find small-scale features that are really surprising and unexpected. The closer you look, the more complex it appears.” Jupiter’s aurorae, similar to Earth’s, are the result of charged...
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