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NASA shares pic of cyclones on Jupiter’s north pole, calls it ‘cosmic bouquet’


Team Udayavani, Sep 26, 2020, 8:52 PM IST

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently shared an special image of Jupiter on Instagram

NASA shared a composite image of cyclones on Jupiter’s north pole on Instagram and wrote, “Jupiter’s roses: A cosmic bouquet just for you”.

NASA explained, “These swirls of striking colours in this extreme false colour are a rendering of an image from Juno mission. The greatly exaggerated colour is partially a result of combining many individual images to create this view”

 

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Jupiter’s roses: A cosmic bouquet just for you.⁣ ⁣ Not actual roses, these are in fact cyclones on Jupiter’s north pole. These swirls of striking colors in this extreme false color are a rendering of an image from our Juno mission. The huge, persistent cyclone found at Jupiter’s north pole is visible at the center of the image, encircled by smaller cyclones that range in size from 2,500 to 2,900 miles (4,000 to 4,600 kilometers). Together, this pattern of storms covers an area that would dwarf the Earth.⁣ ⁣ Citizen scientist Gerald Eichstädt made this composite image using data obtained by the JunoCam instrument during four of the Juno spacecraft’s close passes by Jupiter, which took place between Feb. 17, 2020, and July 25, 2020. The greatly exaggerated color is partially a result of combining many individual images to create this view.⁣ ⁣ Image data: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS⁣ Image processing by Gerald Eichstädt⁣ ⁣ #NASA #Citizenscientist #Jupiter #JunoCam #Roses #Space #Cyclones⁣

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Juno, is an important space instrument of the U.S based space agency which provides crucial data and inputs for NASA’s Eyes on the solar system. NASA Eye is a web-based programme which enables its users to go onto a virtual journey on a NASA spacecraft.

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