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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

Juno revelation: Jupiter's mysterious jet-streams are 'unearthly'

The findings, based on based on data collected by the Juno mission, will improve understanding of Jupiter's interior structure, core mass and, eventually, its origin.

Mar 08, 2018, 13:25 PM IST

Jupiter's iconic 'Great Red Spot' is shrinking; may fade away within a decade: Scientist

The Great Red Spot is a giant oval of crimson-colored clouds in Jupiter's southern hemisphere that race counterclockwise around the oval's perimeter with wind speeds greater than any storm on Earth.

Feb 20, 2018, 13:37 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

NASA's Juno unveils the roots of Jupiter's Great Red Spot - Watch

Juno also has detected a new radiation zone, just above the gas giant's atmosphere, near the equator.

Dec 12, 2017, 16:28 PM IST

NASA's Juno beams back magnificent image of Jupiter's southern hemisphere

At the time the image was taken, the spacecraft was 33,115 kilometres from the tops of the clouds of the planet at a latitude of minus 52.96 degrees.  

Nov 10, 2017, 13:35 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

What's brewing Jupiter? NASA's Juno captures vigorous storm in gas giant's 'Little Red Spot' - See pic

This storm is a long-lived anticyclonic oval named North Temperate Little Red Spot 1 (NN-LRS-1); it has been tracked at least since 1993, and may be older still.

Aug 04, 2017, 09:13 AM 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

Ready for Juno's historical manoueuvre? NASA spacecraft's closest encounter with Jupiter's Great Red Spot today!

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

Jul 09, 2017, 10:55 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

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

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

NASA's Juno spacecraft to make fifth Science flyby of Jupiter today!

Juno will make its fifth science flyby over Jupiter's mysterious cloud tops on Friday, May 19, 2:00 am EDT (Thursday, May 18, at 11:00 pm PDT and 6:00 UTC).

May 19, 2017, 09:27 AM IST