NASA's best look yet at Jupiter's Great Red Spot (1)

NASA’s best look yet at Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

NASA’s best look yet at Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

July 13, 2017

NASA's best look yet at Jupiter's Great Red Spot

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

 

NASA's best look yet at Jupiter's Great Red Spot (5)

Great Red Spot. Image credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin Gill

 

NASA's best look yet at Jupiter's Great Red Spot (2)

 

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.

 

NASA's best look yet at Jupiter's Great Red Spot (3)

JunoCam imager on NASA’s Juno spacecraft.  Image credit NASA/JPL-Caltech

 

 

NASA's best look yet at Jupiter's Great Red Spot (4)

Image credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Jason Major

source NASA

 

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