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High Above Jupiter’s Clouds

  High Above Jupiter’s Clouds NASA’s Juno spacecraft was a little more than one Earth diameter from Jupiter when it captured this mind-bending, color-enhanced view of the planet’s tumultuous atmosphere. Jupiter completely fills the image, with only a hint of …

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Jupiter’s Stunning Southern Hemisphere

Image Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/ Seán Doran   Jupiter’s Stunning Southern Hemisphere See Jupiter’s southern hemisphere in beautiful detail in this new image taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. The color-enhanced view captures one of the white ovals in the “String of …

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Earth-based Views of Jupiter to Enhance Juno Flyby

Gif Rotating Jupiter With Great Red Spot, January 2017 This video shows Jupiter as revealed by a powerful telescope and a mid-infrared filter sensitive to the giant planet’s tropospheric temperatures and cloud thickness. It combines observations made on Jan. 14, …

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Juno Scientists Prepare for Fifth Science Pass of Jupiter

Click for a full size image Jovian Cloud Tops This enhanced color view of Jupiter’s cloud tops was processed by citizen scientist Bjorn Jonsson using data from the JunoCam instrument on NASA’s Juno spacecraft. The image highlights a massive counterclockwise …

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Jupiter’s ammonia plumes run deep, Juno finds

Artist’s concept of the Juno spacecraft orbiting Jupiter. It made its third flyby on Sunday 11 December, skirting 4,150 kilometres over the gas giant’s cloud tops. credit: NASA / JPL-CALTECH Click for a full size image   Jupiter’s ammonia plumes …

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Five Years Post-Launch, Juno Is at a Turning Point

This illustration depicts NASA’s Juno spacecraft in orbit above Jupiter. From its unique polar orbit, Juno will repeatedly dive between the planet and its intense belts of charged particle radiation, coming only about 3,000 miles (5,000 kilometers) from the cloud …

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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft in Orbit Around Mighty Jupiter

The Juno team celebrates at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, after receiving data indicating that NASA’s Juno mission entered orbit around Jupiter. Rick Nybakken, Juno project manager at JPL, is seen at the center hugging JPL’s acting director …

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Hubble captures vivid auroras in Jupiter’s atmosphere

Image credit: NASA, ESA Click for a full size image Hubble captures vivid auroras in Jupiter’s atmosphere Astronomers are using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to study auroras — stunning light shows in a planet’s atmosphere — on the poles …

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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Enters Jupiter’s Magnetic Field

Click for a full size image This chart presents data that the Waves investigation on NASA’s Juno spacecraft recorded as the spacecraft crossed the bow shock just outside of Jupiter’s magnetosphere on June 24, 2016, while approaching Jupiter. Audio accompanies …

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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Getting Close to Jupiter

Click for a full size image This illustration depicts NASA’s Juno spacecraft at Jupiter, with its solar arrays and main antenna pointed toward the distant sun and Earth. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., manages the Juno mission for the …

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