Jupiter’s Storm Clouds

The more I look at this image the more I like it and it is little wonder this was NASA’s Image of the Day.

This was a submission on the JunoCam site. Be sure to check that site out too; maybe even download some images and see how you do.

This particular piece of work was done by citizen scientists Matt Brealey and Gustavo B C. Well done.

The original caption from NASA: This image captures a close-up view of a storm with bright cloud tops in the northern hemisphere of Jupiter.

NASA’s Juno spacecraft took this color-enhanced image on Feb. 7 at 5:38 a.m. PST (8:38 a.m. EST) during its 11th close flyby of the gas giant planet. At the time, the spacecraft was 7,578 miles (12,195 kilometers) from the tops of Jupiter’s clouds at 49.2 degrees north latitude.

Citizen scientist Matt Brealey processed the image using data from the JunoCam imager. Citizen scientist Gustavo B C then adjusted colors and embossed Matt Brealey’s processing of this storm.

mage credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Matt Brealey/Gustavo B C

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