BepiColombo probe links electron precipitation to stunning auroras on Mercury's surface
The findings imply that aurorae have now been observed on every planet in the solar system, and the process of aurora formation might be 'universal'.
| Jul 19, 2023 03:53 AM EST
Created: Jul 19, 2023 03:53 AM EST
Artist's representation of the ESA/JAXA BepiColombo mission flying through precipitating electrons that can trigger X-ray auroras on the surface of Mercury.