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NASA Juno detectors took stunning Jupiter and its satellite photos

via:cnBeta.COM     time:2017/10/10 22:31:15     readed:703

This color-enhanced image shows the huge Jupiter and the two largest satellites Io and Europa, all bathed in the sun. For amateur astronomical enthusiasts, this is a rare treatment, you can see this huge gaseous planet and its most representative of the two satellites.

NASA explained in the release of the photo, when shooting, Juno detector Jupiter itself from the Genting about 17098 miles. At the same time, Io satellite closer to Jupiter, the distance is 298880 miles, the farther place is Europa, 453,601 miles away.

This photo was captured at the time of the eighth jump of Jupiter. Juno detectors are expected to be in Jupiter for a five-year study, but Juno is likely to significantly expand its useful life, and if its adventure proves to be as productive as its brother Cassini, we can look forward to the next few Year to see more such amazing photos.


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