With all the bad news that has been coming out in the news, along with the lockdown and self-quarantines, one way to take your mind off reality is to look up. When was the last time you gazed at the sky and took in the beauty of the cosmos? Lucky for us, NASA still continues on exploring outer spaces and shares photos of their latest discoveries and the galaxy’s wonders.
Just recently, a brand new imagery of Jupiter has been released to the public by The National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This captivating display that shows the stormy southern hemisphere that is located 484 million miles away from earth is just the latest from all the fascinating photos that NASA has taken of Jupiter since 2016.
The Juno spacecraft has been taking photos of his planet since it first crossed its path four years ago. Since then, June has been able to take stunning photos of it to help scientists discover more important information about the gas giant.
Take a peep on the NASA website, nasa.gov to know more.
In the meantime, take a look at the beauty.
This photo shows how the cloud formations swirl around the south pole of Jupiter, looking up toward the equatorial region.
The Juno spacecraft captured this look at Jupiter’s tumultuous northern regions during it’s close approach to the planet on Feb. 17, 2020.
A colourful view that was captured from the spacecraft showing intricate patterns in a jet stream region of Jupiter’s northern hemisphere known as “Jet N3.”
The Juno spacecraft was distanced just little more than one Earth diameter from Jupiter when it captured this mind-bending, color-enhanced view of the planet’s tumultuous atmosphere.
Swirling cloud formations taken in the northern area of Jupiter’s north temperate belt.
This photo was captured at the southern hemisphere last Feb. 17, 2020, during the spacecraft’s most recent close approach to the giant planet.
This image captures the intensity of the jets and vortices in Jupiter’s North North Temperate Belt.
Swirling clouds in Jupiter’s dynamic North North Temperate Belt where several bright-white “pop-up” clouds as well as an anticyclonic storm, known as a white oval are seen.
The striking view of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot and turbulent southern hemisphere.
Thick white clouds are present in this image of Jupiter’s equatorial zone. These clouds complicate the interpretation of infrared measurements of water. At microwave frequencies, the same clouds are transparent, allowing Juno’s Microwave Radiometer to measure water deep into Jupiter’s atmosphere. The image was taken on Dec. 16, 2017.
This is a view of an area within a Jovian jet stream showing a vortex that has an intensely dark center. Nearby, other features display bright, high altitude clouds that have puffed up into the sunlight.
Colorful swirling cloud belts can be seen dominating Jupiter’s southern hemisphere.
This is Jupiter’s south pole taken from an altitude of 32,000 miles (52,000 kilometers). The oval features are cyclones, up to 600 miles (1,000 kilometers) in diameter.
This view of Jupiter’s atmosphere shows something unique and remarkable: two storms caught in the act of merging.
Intricate cloud patterns seen in the northern hemisphere of the giant gas planet.