This striking image of Jupiter was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it performed its eighth flyby of the gas giant planet.
The image was taken on 1 September 2017. The spacecraft was 7,576 kilometres above the tops of the clouds of the planet at a latitude of about -17.4 degrees.
Citizen scientist Gerald Eichstädt processed this image using data from the JunoCam imager. A couple of visible points of interest are the so-called “Whale’s Tail” and “Dan’s Spot”.
Originally published by Cosmos as Complex clouds of Jupiter
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