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Jupiter: March 2019



This striking view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and turbulent southern hemisphere was captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft as it performed a close pass of the gas giant planet.


It's reasonable to think that Jupiter--a gaseous planet more than 11 times the diameter of Earth--would have little in common with our home.


The southern edge of Jupiter's north polar region is captured in this view from NASA's Juno spacecraft.