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NASA’s Juno spacecraft has captured stunning images of Jupiter and its moon Canyme.
On Monday, February 14, the US space agency revealed shocking image data in a blog post by members of the Juno mission team. Scientists have released images of a large crater in Canymede and a glowing image of Jupiter taken by the spacecraft as it travels in and out of Jupiter’s radio environment. According to Russia Today.
“If you can ride with NASA’s Juno spacecraft, it approaches Jupiter via one of its regular orbits near the giant planet. You will experience a similar scenario,” the team commented on images of Jupiter.
In June 2021, the Juno spacecraft flew 650 miles (1,046 km) above Jupiter’s lunar surface. Citizen scientist Thomas Dumopoulos created an advanced color image of Canymede using data from a camera Junochem.
The picture shows the large hole KittuIt is about 9 miles (15 km) wide and is surrounded by dark matter formed when a small asteroid hits the surface.
“Most canymete craters contain bright rays from the attacking scar, but about 1% of the craters contain dark rays,” Juno’s team blog said.
The publication added: “Scientists believe that the pollution caused by the impact causes dark rays to appear. Over time, the rays remain darker because they are slightly warmer than the surrounding areas, so the ice is cooler and forced to condense on nearby terrain. Bright.”
Jill. Created a backlight image of Jupiter using source data from the instrument JunochemIncluding seven images taken by Juno during the spacecraft’s 39th orbit near Jupiter on January 12.
NASA has pointed out that this view of Jupiter is impossible from Earth, even using a telescope, because Jupiter’s orbit is always outside Earth, so it can only be seen in full sunlight (from our planet).
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