The polar regions are called the “lands of the midnight sun” because in the summer, the sun never sets.
Astronomers are using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to study auroras — stunning light shows in a planet’s atmosphere — on the poles of the largest planet in the Solar System, Jupiter. This observation programme is supported by measurements made by NASA’s Juno spacecraft, currently on its way to Jupiter.
This really is the most detailed look we can have at our Sun. It took NASA 300 hours to make this mesmerizing 4K video.
Stars above the roof of the world.
Watch Earth roll by through the perspective of ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst in this six-minute amazing timelapse video from space.