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Amateurs create a video journey to Jupiter

While NASA’s Juno orbiter is giving Jupiter its close-up, a new video based on more than 1,000 images taken by 91 amateur astronomers provides the wide-angle view. “A Journey to Jupiter” shows how bands of clouds, great red spots and pearl-colored … Continue reading

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Juno’s Jupiter snapshots show lots of spots

We all know Jupiter has a Great Red Spot, but the latest pictures from NASA’s Juno orbiter turn the spotlight on some nifty little white spots near the giant planet’s south pole. The white oval storms may look like mere … Continue reading

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Jumping Jupiter! What a view from Juno!

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

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Check out Juno’s close encounter with Jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft made its closest scheduled swing over the cloud tops of the giant planet Jupiter today – and sent back pictures. The solar-powered probe zoomed about 2,600 miles above the clouds at a speed of 130,000 mph, at 6:44 … Continue reading

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NASA shares Juno’s first orbital view of Jupiter

It’s not the closest close-up of Jupiter, but it’s the first view provided by NASA’s Juno probe since it went into orbit around the giant planet on July 4. The image released today shows Jupiter and its Great Red Spot, … Continue reading

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‘Juno, welcome to Jupiter’: Probe goes into orbit

NASA’s farthest-out solar-powered probe, the Juno spacecraft, successfully entered orbit around Jupiter tonight after a five-year, 1.8 billion-mile cruise through interplanetary space – and many hours’ worth of high tension back on Earth. Mission managers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory … Continue reading

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Juno mission to Jupiter nears its climax

Everything about NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter is big: the destination (giant planet, duh!), the cost ($1.1 billion), the travel time (five years to cruise 1.8 million miles), even the solar panels (totaling 635 square feet in area, about the size … Continue reading

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