Steve and the picket fence: a community story

Brought to the interest of the scientific community by the citizen Aurora Chasers group of amateur photographers and enthusiasts, the intriguing nighttime optical phenomenon which got its name “Steve” after an animated movie scene, got an honorary “Sky Wonders” coin, issued by the Canadian Coin & Currency.

ESA Living Planet Fellow William Archer with the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, is studying the phenomenon and brought the coin to ESRIN during the Living Planet Fellowship Mid Term Workshop earlier this week.

Read the full story of Steve over the picket fence.