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Giant Storms on Jupiter Captured By Incredible NASA Images Sent From Juno Spacecraft


With its large number of scientific instruments, the mission of the Juno spacecraft, launched in 2011, is to “investigate the existence of a solid planetary core, map Jupiter’s strong magnetic field, measure the amount of water and ammonia in the deep atmosphere. and observe the auroras of the planet ” says the US space agency.

These data will provide a breakthrough in helping scientists understand how giant planets form.

It will also help you discover what role the giant planets played in uniting the rest of our solar system.

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That is something exciting and the images that have been published are fascinating.

Take a look at Jupiter’s turbulent storms in the photos below.

These images were taken as raw data by ‘JunoCam’.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SWRI / MSSS / Brian Swift, CC license

Citizen scientist Brian Swift improved its colors and contrast to highlight the storms.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SWRI / MSSS / Brian Swift, CC license

The images were captured 5,333 miles above the surface of Jupiter.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SWRI / MSSS / Brian Swift, CC license

Juno will complete its mission in September 2025, when it is out of orbit in the Red Planet’s atmosphere.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SWRI / MSSS / Brian Swift, CC license





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