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NASA’s Juno spacecraft beams back image of Jupiter's swirling clouds

The image was taken on October 29 as the spacecraft performed its 16th close flyby of Jupiter.

Nov 13, 2018, 11:46 AM IST

Flying across Jupiter's clouds, NASA's Juno gets close to a 'rosy' storm – See pic

During the course of its 11th science flyby of the solar system's giant planet, Juno captured a massive close-up view of a storm with bright cloud tops.

Mar 19, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

NASA's Juno accomplishes its tenth science orbit of Jupiter

According to NASA, the closest approach was at 6:36 am PST (9:36 am PST) Earth-received time.

Feb 09, 2018, 10:39 AM IST

NASA's Juno captures 'mind-bending' image of Jupiter's tumultuous atmosphere – See pic

At the time, Juno was a little more than one Earth diameter from Jupiter.

Jan 05, 2018, 09:00 AM IST

Juno spacecraft spots massive, raging storm on Jupiter

The image was taken on October 24, when the spacecraft was about 10,108 kilometres away from the tops of the clouds of Jupiter.

Nov 19, 2017, 18:38 PM IST

Data returned by NASA's Juno confirms successful completion of eighth Science flyby

Juno's next close flyby of Jupiter will occur on December 16.

Nov 03, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

95 minutes over Jupiter: Juno captures gas giant's changing geometery – See pic

NASA released 11 colour-enhanced images of the giant planet with the south pole on the left (11th image in the sequence) and the north pole on the right (first image in the sequence).

Oct 01, 2017, 14:42 PM IST

Rendezvous with Jupiter's Great Red Spot – First raw images of the iconic storm are here! (Pics inside)

This mission was the closest a spacecraft has ever flown directly over the 16,000km-wide great red spot, passing as close as 3,500km above the planet and about 9,000km above the clouds of the colossal storm itself.

Jul 13, 2017, 09:02 AM IST

Juno's flyby over Jupiter's Great Red Spot success – NASA probe dives deep into gas giant's iconic storm

As per NASA, Juno reached perijove - the point at which an orbit comes closest to Jupiter's center - on July 10 at 6:55 p.m. PDT (9:55 p.m. EDT).

Jul 12, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

Juno's close up flyby of Great Red Spot: NASA's probe peers deep into Jupiter's deep red heart

As per NASA, Juno's closest approach with the gas giant's iconic storm occured on Monday, July 10, at 6:55 p.m. PDT (9:55 p.m. EDT), peering into its deep deep red heart and passing about 2,200 miles above the planet's cloud tops.

Jul 11, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

NASA's Juno craft all set for historic close encounter with Jupiter's Great Red Spot today

During the close flyby, Juno will pass about 5,600 miles above the Giant Red Spot clouds on Monday with all eight of the craft's instruments as well as its imager, JunoCam, switched on.

Jul 10, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

Jupiter dawns a shroud of haze, paints an awe-inspiring picture! - See pic

The image shows haze particles over a range of altitudes on Jupiter's surface, as seen in reflected sunlight.

Jul 02, 2017, 15:38 PM IST

NASA's Juno to make closest approach to Jupiter's iconic Great Red Spot in historical manoueuvre on July 10!

This mission will be a part of Juno's sixth science flyby of the gas giant's mysterious cloud tops.

Jul 02, 2017, 09:29 AM IST

Here's looking at you, kid! Check out Jupiter's 'face' peering down at Juno – See pic

Citizen scientists often have a gala time creating the best enhanced-colour images of gas giant by using data delivered by Juno.

Jul 01, 2017, 09:44 AM IST

NASA's Juno captures beautiful view of Jupiter’s bands of clouds!

NASA has released a beautiful image of Jupiter's band of light and dark clouds.

Jun 23, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Jupiter gives a brilliant full view of its bands of clouds to Juno in enhanced colour! - See pic

Taking advantage of the data provided by JunoCam, citizen scientists Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran have managed to create a stunning enhanced-color image of Jupiter’s bands of light and dark clouds.

Jun 23, 2017, 11:47 AM IST

NASA's Juno captures clear view of Jupiter's south polar region

NASA's Juno spacecraft has captured a clear view of the south polar region of Jupiter.

Jun 17, 2017, 00:01 AM IST

In its closest approaches to Jupiter, here's a stunning sequence of Juno's passing shots! - See pic

Using the numerous images captured by JunoCam, experts have created enhanced colour-images showing a sequenced glimpse of how how quickly the viewing geometry changes for Juno as it swoops by Jupiter.

May 26, 2017, 12:28 PM IST

Viewing Jupiter in a new light: NASA's Juno mission delivers first science results!

From 2011 to 2016 – from the year Juno was launched, till the time it entered Jupiter's orbit – the findings from the first data-collection pass, which flew within about 2,600 miles (4,200 kilometers) of Jupiter's swirling cloud tops on August 27, are being published this week in two papers in the journal Science, as well as 44 papers in Geophysical Research Letters.

May 26, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

NASA's Juno mission successfully accomplishes fifth science orbit of Jupiter!

Juno's next close flyby of Jupiter will occur on July 11, 2017, taking it over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot.

May 20, 2017, 08:16 AM IST