NASA has unveiled a new color image of Jupiter

Space Agency NASA has revealed a new image of Jupiter, which was received by the apparatus is composed of Juno, and the astronomer by the Roman Tkachenko.

This is the website of NASA.

In the picture you can see strong hurricanes, the so-called «pearl necklace» of the planet and the famous Great red spot of Jupiter.

Juno took this picture on December 11 during the third rendezvous with the planet. Distance from the spacecraft to Jupiter made 458,8 thousand km.

Recall that in September last year, Juno made the first images of the southern pole of Jupiter. July 13, the space probe relayed to earth the first color image from orbit of Jupiter.

Interplanetary station «Juno» (Juno) to study Jupiter was launched from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral in August 2011.

NASA has unveiled a new color image of Jupiter 15.01.2017

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