Earth spacecraft continue to explore the Solar system and transmitted to scientists not only dry line research data, but also photos with the image of distant stars. Space Agency NASA has published a new “portrait” photo of Jupiter in high resolution.
New images of Jupiter
On the published image clearly shows the southern hemisphere of the planet, “decorated” by a violent storm.
A composite image made up of four photographs taken by the research probe Juno in February 2020 and “glued” researcher Kevin hill. To read the original image with resolution 2260×2260 pixels (12.8 MB) on the site of NASA.
Although most of the mass of Jupiter are the most common elements in Universe – hydrogen and helium, impressive clouds, visible in the upper layers of its atmosphere consisting mainly of ammonia and hydrogen sulfide,
commented NASA new picture.
Images of Jupiter: photo gallery
What is known about the device Juno
Research unit Juno launched in 2011, and reached Jupiter it five years later. Since the unit is studying the planet, sending scientists photos and valuable data that help to know more about the origin and composition of the gas giant.
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