New Views of Saturn's Aurora, Captured by Cassini

This false-color composite image shows the glow of auroras streaking out about 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) from the cloud tops of Saturn's south polar region. (credit nasa)
PASADENA, Calif. – A new movie and images showing Saturn's shimmering aurora over a two-day period are helping scientists understand what drives some of the solar system's most impressive light shows.
The new, false-color images and video are available online at: and