These are the images that a lot of Jupiter fans have been waiting for.
The Juno spacecraft completed the closest flyby of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot ever conducted.
Above, Jupiter’s Great Red Spot in enhanced color, high dynamic range and maximum zoom. Credit NASA
Top image credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt
Great Red Spot. Image credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin Gill
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Swallows Earth. Image credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Christopher Go
Measuring in at 10,159 miles in width (on April 3, 2017), Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is 1.3 times as wide as Earth.
JunoCam imager on NASA’s Juno spacecraft. Image credit NASA/JPL-Caltech
Image credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Jason Major
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