That's a storm, by Jove!


A Jovian storm, captured by JunoCam.
NASA

NASA’s JunoCam captured this image a month ago as the Juno spacecraft skirted the upper rim of Jupiter’s atmosphere, hovering above the giant planet’s cloud tops at an altitude of approximately 14,500 kilometres.

The shot captures a massive turbulent storm, with spiralling streams of cloud emanating from a central oval-shaped cloud structure that rotates within the Jovian southern hemisphere.

The raw image was tweaked for clarity by a citizen scientist called Roman Tkachenko.

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