NASA Released Striking Photos of Jupiter’s Swirling Atmosphere

NASA released an entrancing gallery of photos of Jupiter taken by Juno space probe, showing the large planet’s swirling atmosphere and two mysterious streaks. Citizen scientist Gerald Eichstädt, who worked on this image, regularly contributes and his excellent work helps transform the RAW images into visually great work for the public.

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Jupiter’s Atmosphere
NASA’s Juno mission captured this look at Jupiter’s tumultuous northern regions during the spacecraft’s close approach to the planet on Feb. 17, 2020.

Jupiter’s Atmosphere
During its 24th close flyby of Jupiter, NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured this view of a chaotic, stormy area of the planet’s northern hemisphere known as a folded filamentary region.

Here are more of NASA’s mesmerizing images of Jupiter.

Jupiter Atmosphere

Jupiter Atmosphere
This image shows Jupiter’s south pole, as seen by NASA’s Juno spacecraft from an altitude of 32,000 miles (52,000 kilometers).

Jupiter’s Swirling Atmosphere
This image shows an enhanced color view of Jupiter’s south pole.

See intricate cloud patterns in the northern hemisphere of Jupiter in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

A multitude of swirling clouds in Jupiter’s dynamic North North Temperate Belt is captured in this image from NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

Dramatic atmospheric features in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere are captured in this view from NASA’s Juno spacecraft. The new perspective shows swirling clouds that surround a circular feature within a jet stream region called “Jet N6.”