Aurora photographers find new night sky lights and call them Steve
Meet Steve, a newly discovered atmospheric phenomenon that’s so strange it still doesn’t have a formal scientific description, hence the placeholder name. Thanks to the work of aurora enthusiasts and atmospheric scientists, we’re now learning more about Steve, but many questions remain.Read more...
Steve is a "remarkably common" gas ribbon in the upper atmosphere.
Sun 23 Apr 17 from BBC News
Fri 21 Apr 17 from Phys.org
The unusual aurora appears as a vertical purple streak of light in the night sky.
11 hours ago from USA today
That's what you get when the internet names things.
Tue 25 Apr 17 from ZME Science
Meet "Steve," a strange, new aurora feature discovered by citizen scientists and verified by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Swarm satellites.
Mon 24 Apr 17 from Livescience
An Aurora Called 'Steve'? Strange Sky Phenomenon Investigated, Mon 24 Apr 17 from SPACE.com
A group of aurora enthusiasts in Canada have found a new type of light in the night sky (pictured) after one spotted it on a Facebook photo. They named it in homage to a 2006 film.
Mon 24 Apr 17 from Daily Mail
Fri 21 Apr 17 from Gizmodo
NewsThanks 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 ...
Fri 21 Apr 17 from Laboratory Equipment
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 ...
Fri 21 Apr 17 from ESA