The Broad Strokes of Jupiter

(Slate::Bad Astronomy) – Phil Plait:

A new image of Jupiter taken by the Juno spacecraft reveals a fantastic vista that looks like an impressionistic painting. When it took the frames making up this image, Juno was looking down on Jupiter from about 17,000 kilometers above the cloud tops, when the spacecraft was above Jupiter’s northern latitudes. …

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Jupiter seen from North

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