Juno plumbs the depths of Jupiter’s atmospheric jet streams
10Mar

Composite image showing the central cyclone at the planet’s north pole and the eight cyclones that ...

NASA’s Juno orbiter is paying off dividends as it returns data from Jupiter that is changing our understanding of how the giant planet works. Having completed 10 close passes as near as 2,200 miles (3,500 kilometers) above the Jovian cloud tops, the unmanned probe has found evidence that the famous cloud bands extend deep into the atmosphere as well as clues to the nature of the planet’s core.

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