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.

Bildnachweis:

ESO

Über das Bild

ID:eso0123e
Typ:Beobachtung
Veröffentlichungsdatum:7. Juni 2001
Dazugehörige Veröffentlichungen:eso0123
Größe:778 x 695 px

Über das Objekt

Name:Jupiter
Typ:Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
Solar System : Planet : Feature : Atmosphere : Aurora
Kategorie:Solar System

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Farben & Filter

SpektralbereichWellenlängeTeleskop
Infrarot
Near-IR
3.21 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC
Infrarot
Near-IR
3.28 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC
Infrarot
Near-IR
3.75 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC
Infrarot
Near-IR
4.07 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC