NASA’s Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter since July, 2016. But only just recently have scientists had a chance to analyse all of its data — and the results are painting a different picture of Jupiter than what anyone expected.
Juno is also returning images unlike any we’ve ever seen, including of Jupiter’s ring system. Jupiter’s rings may not be as pronounced as Saturn’s, but its ring system still extends to an impressive 140,000 miles away from the giant gas planet. This video shows the first inside peak of Jupiter’s rings — Juno snapped it when it was between the planet and the ring system.
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