Phenomena

Jovian Vortices

A wide-angle shot showing Jupiter's atomosphere

Jupiter continues to mesmerize in the images from JunoCam. With enhanced contrast, the planet’s eddies look like swirls you could just lean forward and fall into. The complexity of the Jovian atmosphere’s mixing is just astounding. It’s like an ever-changing Impressionist painting brought to life. Check out full-size versions of these stunning images here and here. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill, 12; via Planetary Society; submitted by jpshoer)

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