Sunday, July 25

Aurora

Aurora, Espacio, imagenes, Marte, Noticias, planeta, sonda

They publish the first images of an aurora on Mars | Digital Trends Spanish

According to the EFE agency, the United Arab Emirates space mission published the first unique photographs of a discrete aurora in the atmosphere on the night side of Mars. The images were captured by a radiation-tolerant camera and will help to understand the interactions between solar radiation and the magnetic fields of the Red Planet. Hessa Rashid al Matroushi, head of the mission, highlighted in a statement the importance of the records: "The implications for our understanding of the atmospheric and magnetospheric science of Mars are tremendous and provide new support for the theory that solar storms are not necessary to drive the aurora on Mars." According to those in charge of the mission, these snapshots taken in such detail have "revolutionary implications for our understanding...