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NASA's Juno spacecraft releases astonishing picture of Jupiter's southern hemisphere

The National Aeronautics Space Agency (NASA) Released A Marvelous Picture Of Jupiter's Southern Hemisphere Which Captured By Juno On Friday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Kajol | Updated on: 11 Nov 2017, 10:28:25 AM
NASA's Juno spacecraft releases astonishing picture of Jupiter's southern hemisphere. (Source: NASA)

New Delhi:

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a marvelous picture of Jupiter's southern hemisphere which captured by Juno on Friday.

NASA never misses a chance to amaze its viewers. This time also NASA has come up with spectacular visual treats for people. Since Juno transit from Earth into its destined orbit around Jupiter, it has been beaming back some astonishing data on the planet.

Recently, NASA has shared a trove of Jupiter's photo which definitely gonna be a visual treat for peoples.

Juno has immensely contributed to changing the world's perception and understanding of the gas giant made many revelations in its one-year-long journey.

The colour-enhanced view captures one of the white ovals in the "String of Pearls," one of eight massive rotating storms at 40 degrees south latitude on the gas giant planet, NASA said.

When Juno was performing its ninth close flyby of Jupiter at that time image was taken and this all happen on October 24.

The spacecraft was 33,115 kilometres from the tops of the clouds of the planet at a latitude of minus 52.96 degrees at the time the image was taken.

Juno was launched on August 5, 2011, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, Juno arrived in orbit around Jupiter on July 4, 2016.

During its mission of exploration, Juno soars low over the planet's cloud tops. During these flybys, Juno is probing beneath the obscuring cloud cover of Jupiter and studying its auroras to learn more about the planet's origins, structure, atmosphere, and magnetosphere.

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First Published : 11 Nov 2017, 09:56:29 AM

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