Jupiter’s Stunning Southern Hemisphere

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See Jupiter’s southern hemisphere in pleasing fact in this new picture taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. The color-enhanced perspective captures one of a white ovals in a “String of Pearls,” one of 8 large rotating storms during 40 degrees south embodiment on a gas hulk planet.

Image Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/ Seán Doran

The picture was taken on Oct. 24, 2017 during 11:11 a.m. PDT (2:11 p.m. EDT), as Juno achieved a ninth tighten flyby of Jupiter. At a time a picture was taken, a booster was 20,577 miles (33,115 kilometers) from a tops of a clouds of a world during a embodiment of reduction 52.96 degrees. The spatial scale in this picture is 13.86 miles/pixel (22.3 kilometers/pixel).

Citizen scientists Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran processed this picture regulating information from a JunoCam imager.

JunoCam’s tender images are accessible for a open to peruse and routine into picture products at:

www.missionjuno.swri.edu/junocam

More information about Juno is at:

https://www.nasa.gov/juno and https://missionjuno.swri.edu

Source: NASA

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