Jumping Jupiter! What a view from Juno!

Jupiter as seen by Juno
The JunoCam imager on NASA’s Juno probe snapped this shot of Jupiter’s northern latitudes on Dec. 11, 2016, as the orbiter performed a close flyby. The spacecraft was 10,300 miles above Jupiter’s cloud tops. (NASA / JPL-Caltech / SwRI / MSSS Photo / Gerald Eichstaedt / John Rogers)

If you need an interplanetary pick-me-up, this picture of Jupiter from NASA’s Juno orbiter could be just the ticket.

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By Alan Boyle

Mastermind of Cosmic Log, contributing editor at GeekWire, author of "The Case for Pluto: How a Little Planet Made a Big Difference," president of the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing. Check out "About Alan Boyle" for more fun facts.

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