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12.05.19

Clouds Up Close

NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured this impressive image revealing a band of swirling clouds in Jupiter's northern latitudes during Juno’s close flyby on Nov. 3, 2019. Small pop-up storms can also be seen rising above the lighter areas of the clouds, most noticeably on the right side of the image.  

This view provides scientists with high-resolution details — the spacecraft skimmed approximately 3,200 miles (5,200 kilometers) above Jupiter's cloud tops at the time it was taken.

Citizen scientist Björn Jónsson created this enhanced color image using data from the JunoCam camera. It was taken on Nov. 3, 2019 at 2:13 p.m. PST (5:13 p.m. EST) at a latitude of about 38 degrees north. 
Image data: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS
Image processing by Björn Jónsson, © CC NC SA

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D.C. Agle
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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

(818) 393-9011
Grey Hautaluoma
NASA Senior Public Affairs Officer
NASA Headquarters

(202) 358-0668

Where is Juno now?

Visualize Juno’s journey through space and get up-to-date data sets using NASA's Eyes on the Solar System 3D interactive.