Sun  Earth  ID: 20074

Ride the Electron

Electrons travel along the Earth's magnetic field lines, occasionally making it to the Earth's atmosphere. This animation is part of a larger animation.

Animation Credits

Walt Feimer (HTSI): Lead Animator
Nicola Fox (Johns Hopkins University/APL): Scientist
Art Poland (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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