NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Has Captured Incredible Images of Jupiters Surface

Because you may not hear about them in the headlines everyday it’s quite easy to forget that NASA is constantly delving deeper into our solar system and beyond with advanced spacecraft equipped with incredibly powerful cameras. They’ve photographed existing planets like we’ve never seen them before and even discovered new ones such as the Trappist-1 planet discovery earlier this year which got some pretty hilarious reactions.

And now NASA’s JunoCam has delivered with some truly amazing photos of our Jupiter, the largest planet in out solar system. In order to drum up interest in the probes findings NASA is releasing the photographs it takes periodically and making them available to the public to download and edit themselves which is resulting in some truly amazing images.

Juno’s next orbit will be on May 19, 2017. You can find out more about Juno and its mission here as well as vote for your favourite images here.

Polar Time Lapse Sequence. Jim Plaxco,
Rain. Image by Shoyo-63
Great Red Spot by Liroma-52
Mirna Plakalovic
NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gabriel Fiset


Crescent Jupiter. NASA / JPL-Caltech / SwRI / MSSS / Roman Tkachenko

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