September 13, 2017

Jupiter seen by NASA's Juno spacecraft

Jupiter seen by NASA's Juno spacecraft

This series of enhanced-color images shows Jupiter up close and personal, as NASA's Juno spacecraft performed its eighth flyby of the gas giant planet. The images were obtained by JunoCam.

From left to right, the sequence of images taken on September 1, 2017 from 3:03 p.m. to 3:11 p.m. PDT (6:03 p.m. to 6:11 p.m. EDT). At the times the images were taken, the spacecraft ranged from 7,545 to 14,234 miles (12,143 to 22,908 kilometers) from the tops of the clouds of the planet at a latitude range of -28.5406 to -44.4912 degrees.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstadt/Sean Doran
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1 comment:

  1. Increíbles imágenes noticias y haciendo zoom, la Ciencia se difumina con la C Ficción ante lo visto... Para reveer. Origen composición y dinámica local de dichas nubes. Muchas gracias!