Ganymede Casts a Massive Shadow Across Jupiter in Spectacular New Image From NASA’s Juno Spacecraft


NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured this magnificent view of Jupiter during the mission’s 40th close pass by the giant planet on February 25, 2022. The large, dark shadow on the left side of the image was cast by Jupiter’s moon Ganymede. Citizen scientist Thomas Thomopoulos created this enhanced-color image using raw data from the JunoCam instrument (Figure 1). At the time the raw image was tak...

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