Earth  Sun  ID: 20056

Earth's Magnetic Field to Aurora

Join a ride with electrons along the Earth's magnetic field line to the formation site of the aurora.


Animation Credits

Walt Feimer (HTSI): Lead Animator
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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Data Used:
3D Unstructured-mesh Magnetosphere Simulation

This item is part of this series:
Live from the Aurora

Keywords:
SVS >> Aurora
SVS >> Electron
SVS >> Geomagnetic Field
SVS >> Magnetic Fields
SVS >> Magnetosphere
DLESE >> Space science
NASA Science >> Earth
NASA Science >> Sun