the-star-stuff:

Surprise! Venus May Have Auroras Without a Magnetic Field

The same magnetic phenomenon that causes auroras on Earth has now surprisingly been discovered creating giant magnetic bubbles around Venus, a planet without a magnetic field.
These findings could help explain mysterious flashes of light fromVenus, in addition to the way comet tails work, researchers say.

Imaged Above: Venus’ southern hemisphere, as seen in the ultraviolet. CREDIT: ESA


Verily Venus

the-star-stuff:

Surprise! Venus May Have Auroras Without a Magnetic Field

The same magnetic phenomenon that causes auroras on Earth has now surprisingly been discovered creating giant magnetic bubbles around Venus, a planet without a magnetic field.

These findings could help explain mysterious flashes of light fromVenus, in addition to the way comet tails work, researchers say.

Imaged Above: Venus’ southern hemisphere, as seen in the ultraviolet. CREDIT: ESA

Verily Venus


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