NASA releases new images showing striking Jupiter’s atmosphere

NASA’s robotic probe is still exploring the solar system and sending back reminders about the beauty of the universe, which may be a relief,media CNET reported. NASA recently released a new image of Jupiter. The composite image uses four images taken by NASA’s Juno probe. The images were taken by the spacecraft as it flew over Jupiter in February. Citizen scientist Kevin Gill processes the images to create the ultimate masterpiece.

NASA releases new images showing striking Jupiter's atmosphere

“While hydrogen and helium, the most common elements in the universe, make up most of Jupiter, the striking clouds visible at the top of its atmosphere are mainly composed of ammonia and hydrogen sulfide,” NASA said on March 13. “

NASA releases new images showing striking Jupiter's atmosphere

Juno was launched in 2011 and reached Jupiter’s orbit in 2016. Since then, it has been studying the gas giant planet, sending back stunning images and valuable data to help scientists learn more about its origin and composition.