What would you name a newly discovered type of northern lights?
Well, scientists thought Steve was a good fit. So in addition to your regular aurora borealis, you can now go searching for Steve.
And apparently scientists don't really know what it is so they're just calling it Steve.
Yes, just like in the DreamWorks movie, Over the Hedge.
Scientists are studying it
Space.com says Steve isn't actually new. People previously just referred to the phenomenon as "proton arcs."
Now that it (kind of) has a name, scientists will be looking to find exactly what it's all about.
Then it might get an official name. Although it probably couldn't beat Steve.
MLive.com says NASA scientists have recently turned Steve into an acronym: Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement. Now it's not quite so random.
You can see photos of Steve here.