There’s a new aurora in subpolar skies. Its name is Steve

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Satellite fly-by reveals charged particles moving at nearly 6 kilometers per second.

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CREDITS

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editor/animator/narrator
Chris Burns

supervising producers
Sarah Crespi
Nguyên Khôi Nguyên

script
Sarah Crespi
Chris Burns
Katherine Kornei

citation
E. A. MacDonald et al., Science Advances 2018
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaq0030

research photos/footage
Andy Witteman - @CNLastro
Hannahbella Nel
Krista Trinder
Megan Hoffman - fm photography
Christopher Dutton

ISS aurora timelapse
Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit,
NASA Johnson Space Center

Swarm-A satellite photo/footage
ESA/AOES Medialab

stock footage/graphics
Pond5

music
"Cycles" Jason Shaw

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