Thanks to social media and the power of citizen scientists chasing the northern lights, a new feature was discovered recently. Nobody knew what this strange ribbon of purple light was, so … it was called Steve.
ESA’s Swarm magnetic field mission has now also met Steve and is helping to understand the nature of this new-found feature.
For more information on this news story, please visit: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Observing_the_Earth/Swarm/When_Swarm_met_Steve
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