NASA probe’s latest images of Jupiter will make you feel like you’re blitzed on drugs

Woah man (Picture: Juno Mission/Nasa)NASA’s Juno spacecraft has sent back a mind-meltingly weird image of the swirling clouds over the gas giant – taken from just 8,000 miles up.
It looks like the inside of a lava lamp – and was taken on December 16 by the tiny armoured probe, which is flying closer to the giant planet than any previous spacecraft.
The Juno probe took five years to make the 1.7 billion mile journey to the solar system’s largest planet – and is now gathering data on the mysterious gas giant.
Juno is studying the planet’s composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Hot News, Views: 31
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