Juno Images Provide An Unprecedented View Of Jupiter

Juno Images Provide An Unprecedented View Of Jupiter
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Juno’s recent flyby of Jupiter has provided astronomers with images unlike anything previously seen. NASA’s Juno spacecraft has sent back the first-ever images of Jupiter’s north pole, taken during the spacecraft’s first flyby of the planet with its instruments switched on. The images show storm systems and weather activity unlike anything previously seen on any of our solar system’s gas-giant planets. Juno successfully executed the first of 36 orbital flybys on August 27th when the spacecraft came about 2,500 miles (4,200 kilometers) above Jupiter’s swirling clouds. The download of six megabytes of data collected during the six-hour transit, from above Jupiter’s north pole to below its south …

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