Spacecraft Reveals Beauty of Solar System’s Biggest Storm
|07/14/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
A NASA spacecraft circling Jupiter is revealing the up-close beauty of our solar system’s biggest planetary storm.
Juno flew directly over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot on Monday, passing an amazingly close 5,600 miles (9,000 kilometers) above the monster storm. The images snapped by JunoCam were beamed back Tuesday and posted online Wednesday. Then members of the public — so-called citizen scientists — were encouraged to enhance the raw images.
Swirling clouds are clearly visible in the 10,000-mile-wide (16,000-kilometer-wide) storm, which is big enough to swallow Earth and has been around for centuries.
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