Steve – A new wonder in the night skies
An optical marvel discovered by amateur astronomers
Steve is one of the beautiful phenomena that grace the night sky along with the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis. It looks like a long purple streak and is caused when gases in the upper atmosphere are charged and ionized. It has a speed of approx. 7 km/s and a temperature of 6,000oC and was discovered by a group of amateur astronomers in Canada. Feast your eyes with some beautiful clicks of Steve below.
The Dynamic and Energetic team Scientia.