Saturn’s high-altitude winds generate an extraordinary aurorae, study finds — ScienceDaily

Leicester space scientists have discovered a never-before-seen mechanism fueling huge planetary aurorae at Saturn. Saturn is unique among planets observed to date in that some of its aurorae are generated by swirling winds within its own atmosphere, and not just from the planet’s surrounding magnetosphere. At all other observed planets, including Earth, aurorae are only … Read more