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Jupiter 2019 July 21 | by geckzilla
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Jupiter 2019 July 21

Some of the latest Jupiter data from the HST joint observation program for the Juno probe. Jupiter here in nearly RGB filters; the equatorial limb areas look a tad bluer than they normally would because the blue channel is a near-uv filter. This also makes the Great Red Spot and some of the cloud bands look a little redder.

 

Ganymede was in the frame, but hiding invisibly in Jupiter's shadow.

 

This image represents Jupiter as it would have appeared on 2019-07-21 at 14:05:03 UTC.

 

This image was made thanks to data collected for the following proposal:

Wide Field Coverage for Juno (WFCJ): Jupiter's 2D Wind Field and Cloud Structure

 

Red: WFC3/UVIS F631N (id9o45cwq)

Green: WFC3/UVIS F502N (id9o45cvq)

Blue: WFC3/UVIS F395N (id9o45cuq)

 

North is up.

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