Jupiter's auroral ring and polar haze

This photo shows the Jovian aurorae, in particular the northern ring (here shown in yellow/orange) as well as the "polar haze" (blue). The visibility of the various features has been enhanced by the use of false-colours. The moon Io is visible to the left.

Technical information: this image is a colour-coded combination of these four exposures. North is up and East is left.

Créditos:

ESO

Sobre a imagem

Id:eso0123e
Tipo:Observação
Data de divulgação:7 de Junho de 2001
Notícias relacionadas:eso0123
Tamanho:778 x 695 px

Sobre o objeto

Nome:Jupiter
Tipo:Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
Solar System : Planet : Feature : Atmosphere : Aurora
Categoria:Solar System

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BandaComprimento de ondaTelescópio
Infravermelho
Near-IR
3.21 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC
Infravermelho
Near-IR
3.28 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC
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3.75 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC
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Near-IR
4.07 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC