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NASA's Juno Mission Halfway to Jupiter Science

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Jovian cloudscape

NASA's Juno spacecraft captured this stunning Jovian cloudscape at 5:38 a.m. PST (8:38 a.m. EST) on Feb. 7, 2018, as the spacecraft performed its 11th close flyby of Jupiter. Citizen scientist Kevin M. Gill created this color-enhanced image using data fro

Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill

On Dec. 21, at 8:49:48 a.m. PST (11:49:48 a.m. EST) NASA's Juno spacecraft will be 3,140 miles (5,053 kilometers) above Jupiter's cloud tops and hurtling by at a healthy clip of 128,802 mph (207,287 kilometers per hour).

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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