Tag: jupiter

Dec 7, 2017

Jupiter Up Close Looks Like a Van Gogh Painting (10 Photos)

Jupiter Up Close Looks Like a Van Gogh Painting (10 Photos)

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has taken some incredible photos of Jupiter

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Jun 14, 2017

Amazing Flyover of Jupiter Stitched from Photos Taken by the Juno Spacecraft

Amazing Flyover of Jupiter Stitched from Photos Taken by the Juno Spacecraft

In a truly collaborative effort, Sean Doran stitched photos taken by Juno, colorized by Gerald Eichstädt, with music from ‘Moonraker’ (added by Avi Solomon)

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Oct 27, 2016

Picture of the Day: Jupiterrise

Picture of the Day: Jupiterrise

It’s like a ‘moonrise’, only Jupiter-sized :)

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Jul 19, 2016

Picture of the Day: Jupiter From ‘Below’

Picture of the Day: Jupiter From ‘Below’

The polar stereographic projection by NASA shows the south pole in the center of the map and the equator at the edge

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Jun 30, 2016

Auroras Larger Than Earth Spotted Over Jupiter

Auroras Larger Than Earth Spotted Over Jupiter

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have observed giant, vivid auroras on the poles of the Solar System’s largest planet

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Mar 24, 2016

Picture of the Day: Jupiter’s Moon Io Casts a Shadow as It Transits Jupiter

Picture of the Day: Jupiter’s Moon Io Casts a Shadow as It Transits Jupiter

Did you know Io’s shadow sails across the face of Jupiter at 38,000 mph (17 kilometers per second)!

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Feb 8, 2015

43 Minute Real Time Journey from the Sun to Jupiter at the Speed of Light

43 Minute Real Time Journey from the Sun to Jupiter at the Speed of Light

Light travels at a speed of 299,792 km per second (186,282 mps). That’s fast. Jupiter is 778,500,000 km (483,737,000 miles) from the Sun. That’s far. To try to convey the vastness of space, Alphonse Swinehart created this animation to illustrate that even at the blistering speed of light, it takes over 43 minutes just…

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