#Juno

Jupiter – depth and structure of planet’s shrinking red spot unveiled

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Nasa’s Juno mission, the solar-powered robotic explorer of Jupiter, has completed its five-year prime mission to reveal the inner workings of the solar system’s biggest planet. Since 2016, the spacecraft has flown within a few thousand kilometres of Jupiter’s colourful cloud tops every 53 days, using a carefully...

Juno Mission Unlocks the Mysterious Auroras of Jupiter

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Up to now the dynamics of Jupiter’s atmosphere was a mystery to scientists. The gas giants atmosphere is the largest in the Solar System, spanning 3,000 miles in altitude, and home to some of the most powerful auroras. Reconstructed view of Jupiter’s northern lights through the filters of...

Digital Artist creates a stunning in depth fly-by of Jupiter

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Digital Artist Sean Doran has compiled the images of Juno's journey to Jupiter (released by NASA) into a stunning fly-by video Doran took data released by NASA and applied a series of "multiple nested & blended non-destructive adjustment, masked & sharpened layers" within Photoshop to create a...

Juno: Jupiter’s North Pole Looks to be Unlike Anything We Have Ever Encountered in Solar System

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NASAs Juno spacecraft has taken its first close-up of Jupiter's north pole. The images were captured during the spacecraft’s first flyby of the planet when its instruments switched on on August 27th. The images unique storm systems and weather activity which are completely unlike anything we have seen...

Juno: NASA release images of Juno’s Jupiter Approach

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NASA has released over 1,300 unprocessed images of Juno's approach of the gas giant NASA has shared the unprocessed images of Juno's approach as well as a time-lapse movie. The images were acquired by JunoCam the spacecraft approached Jupiter. NASA started collecting images about three weeks before Juno...

Juno: NASA confirms successful entry into orbit around Jupiter

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NASA celebrated this morning as it received tones transmitted from JUNO confirming the braking manoeuvre had gone as planned Juno Mission Control announcement of "Roger Juno, welcome to Jupiter" was met with wild cheering at Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. For more on JUNO and...