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NASA’s Juno Caught a Beautiful Rose-Storm on Jupiter
March 19, 2018
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NASA’s Juno Caught a Beautiful Rose-Storm on Jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft continues to orbit Jupiter, thus, bringing us beautiful views of the gas giant. Recently NASA has released an image of a rose-storm on planet Jupiter. Juno space probe has entered Jupiter’s orbit on July 4, 2016. NASA’s Juno spacecraft snapped the original picture on Feb. 7, during its...

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Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, 50 Times Deeper than Earth’s Ocean
December 16, 2017
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Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, 50 Times Deeper than Earth’s Ocean

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is a monster storm and the biggest in the Solar System. The gas giant’s swirling storm is the size of the whole Earth. The Great Red Spot has been in existence for more than 150 years. NASA’s Juno probe discovered that the storm system extends down at least 350km (200 miles) into the...

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Juno Spacecraft Finally Calls Home after the Eighth Flyby of Jupiter
November 05, 2017
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Juno Spacecraft Finally Calls Home after the Eighth Flyby of Jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is finally back in contact with Earth. It has sent data confirming that it performed the eighth flyby of Jupiter. NASA launched Juno on August 5, 2011, from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The spacecraft arrived in orbit around Jupiter on July 4, 2016. During the flybys, Juno is probing beneath the obscuring...

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Everything you Need to Know about the Europa Moon
October 17, 2017
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Everything you Need to Know about the Europa Moon

Europa is one of the Galilean moons of Jupiter, along with Io, Ganymede, and Callisto. It is the most intriguing satellites. Europa is the smallest of the four Galilean moons. It is slightly smaller the Earth’s moon. Its surface is smooth and bright, consisting of water ice crisscrossed by long, linear fractures. Europa...

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Juno Completes First Close-Up Of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot
July 13, 2017
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Juno Completes First Close-Up Of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

NASA’s Juno mission completed a close flyby of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot on July 10, during its sixth science orbit. NASA’s Juno spacecraft has sent back the first photos from its close flyby over Jupiter’s famous Great Red Spot. With the help of its active instruments and JunoCam who were operating all the...

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Juno Spacecraft Will Travel Above Jupiter’s Great Red Spot July 10
July 06, 2017
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Juno Spacecraft Will Travel Above Jupiter’s Great Red Spot July 10

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is getting ready for the closest fly over Jupiter’s famous Great Red Spot on July 10. Gas giant’s iconic Great Red Spot is a 10,000 miles wide (16,000 kilometers wide) storm. This will be the first up-close and personal view of the gigantic feature. A storm monitored since 1830 and...

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