NASA’s Juno Orbiter Keeps An Eye On Jupiter’s Storms

It’s already a known fact that Jupiter has one of the strangest atmospheres in the whole solar system. Such gas giants are believed to have a sort of semi-solid core, but they are mostly made of gasses such as hydrogen, ammonia, and helium.

It’s also worth noting that the planet is the fastest spinning orb in the solar system – this creates a lot of turbulence and some complex storm systems.

NASA’s Juno craft is orbiting Jupiter 

For a few years now, NASA’s Juno spacecraft has been orbiting the planet in order to keep a close eye on Jupiter’s behavior.

Wired just revealed that earlier this month, NASA announced that two telescopes the Hubble Space Telescope and the ground-based Gemini telescope, are going to team up with the Juno craft to help experts get a more detailed look at the planet.

Experts want to understand the way in which Jupiter’s atmosphere works and the best way to do this is by looking at it through various wavelength filters, according to the same online publication that we mentioned above.

Both telescopes have all that they need to see what’s going on on the planet 

It also seems that both of the telescopes have the required filters to see into the haze of Jupiter. Experts will be able to get a complete look at what is happening on the planet.

Jupiter made headlines not too long ago when some new photos of Jupiter showed its turbulent weather in infrared.

The latest photo that NASA unveiled for enthusiasts can be compared to a painting due to the surreal and gorgeous patterns that are flowing through the planet’s atmosphere.

Thie latest new image that has been shared by the space agency comes from the spacecraft’s close approach to Jupiter back on February 17 when the coronavirus crisis was just beginning.

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