Hubble captures mysterious aurora the size of Earth over Jupiter’s north pole 

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Aurora on Jupiter [image credit: NASA/ESA] Aurora on Jupiter [image credit: NASA/ESA]
NASA’s Juno spacecraft is closing in on Jupiter. Here the Daily Mail Online reviews the project from a layman’s perspective. Plus we get some Hubble pics.

On Earth they produce mesmerising riots of colour that light up the night sky around the poles. But our planet is not the only world to enjoy stunning aurora – better known as the northern and southern lights.

Now scientists are hoping to unravel the secrets of the biggest such polar light show in our solar system by focusing their attention on Jupiter’s aurora.

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