Enjoy the spectacle that is Jupiter, fifth planet from the sun and the largest in our solar system.
A gas giant, Jupiter’s mass is more than 2.5 times that of the other planets combined. Yet it is teeny relative to the sun (less than one-thousandth its mass).
Images (2019) are from JunoCam, the camera that is part of NASA’s Juno mission. Juno launched on August 5, 2011 and entered Jupiter’s orbit on July 4, 2016.
See NASA, Juno, SciTechDaily
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📷 NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSSImage processing by Kevin M. Gill, CC BY
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