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More and better photos of Jupiter from Juno Sattelite

On Saturday (27.08) at 15:44 poll Juno approached Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, at a distance of just 4200 kilometers from cloud-based shell and did a series of photos.

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Photo: NASA

The probe to move the breakneck speed 208 thousand kilometers per hour. This is just the first close flyby probes Juno, in total up to the end of the mission, and so until February 2018, there will be 36.

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View of the north pole of Jupiter at a distance of 78 thousand km. Photo: NASA

Photos, which is waiting for the whole world, should run down to Earth gradually over the next several days. For now, we can see the planet of Zeus with distance from 38 to 200 thousand kilometers.

Details of its cloud-based coatings are very clear, though, that the key shot was 167 times closer.

In addition to its famous stripes visible is the great red spot, which is a gigantic anticyclone, which was made at least 350 years ago, has 25-40 thousand kilometers long and 12-14 thousand kilometers wide, and the wind reaches speed it up 500 km/h.

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View of the north pole of Jupiter at a distance of 78 thousand km. Photo: NASA