NASA’s IMAGE and Cluster Missions Reveal Origin of Theta Auroras

Greenbelt MD (SPX) Dec 23, 2014

Auroras are the most visible manifestation of the sun’s effect on Earth, but many aspects of these spectacular displays are still poorly understood. Thanks to the joint European Space Agency and NASA’s Cluster mission combined with data from a past NASA mission called the Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration, or IMAGE, a particular type of very high-latitude aurora has now been e —> Read More Here


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