Jupiter 'up close and personal': NASA releases stunning new photos from Juno spacecraft's 8th flyby of the gas giant planet



NASA's Juno spacecraft performed its eighth flyby of Jupiter and captured stunning images of the planet.
The photos - captured on September 1 - show various points of interest on the giant gas planet in incredible detail.
The four-photo series begins with a head-on look at the planet before showing Jupiter tilted upward, revealing the planet's stormy south pole.
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13 September 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 37
Source: Daily Mail
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