NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Has a Close Encounter with Jupiter

Jan. 14, 2020 NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Has a Close Encounter with Jupiter A multitude of swirling clouds in Jupiter’s dynamic North North Temperate Belt is captured in this image from NASA’s Juno spacecraft. Appearing in the scene are several bright-white “pop-up” clouds as well as an anticyclonic storm, known as a white oval. This color-enhanced…

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NASA’s Juno Navigators Enable Jupiter Cyclone Discovery

great images~cr From NASA Dec. 12, 2019 NASA’s Juno Navigators Enable Jupiter Cyclone Discovery A new, smaller cyclone can be seen at the lower right of this infrared image of Jupiter’s south pole taken on Nov. 4, 2019, during the 23rd science pass of the planet by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/ASI/INAF/JIRAM Full image and…

Jupiter’s Cloud Tops: From High to Low

From NASA Jupiter’s Cloud Tops: From High to Low This view from NASA’s Juno spacecraft captures colorful, intricate patterns in a jet stream region of Jupiter’s northern hemisphere known as “Jet N3.” Jupiter’s cloud tops do not form a simple, flat surface. Data from Juno helped scientists discover that the swirling bands in the atmosphere…

Tumultuous Clouds of Jupiter

From NASA June 27, 2019 Tumultuous Clouds of Jupiter This stunning image of Jupiter’s stormy northern hemisphere was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it performed a close pass of the gas giant planet. Some bright-white clouds can be seen popping up to high altitudes on the right side of Jupiter’s disk. Juno took the…