Surrealistic Jupiter

The space probe “Juno” was at a distance of one diameter of the Earth from Jupiter, when he made this inspiring snapshot of the atmosphere of the planet.

In the upper right corner of the picture you can see the “terminator” (a shadow on the planet that signifies that the day is over and the night begins), but you can not see the limb (the visible edge of the surface of the celestial body).

The photograph was taken on December 16, 2017 from a distance of 13 345 km and at an angle of 48.9 degrees. The image shows clouds in the northern hemisphere of Jupiter. At one pixel – 9.3 km.

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