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Gerald Eichstädt

Earth from Junocam

Gerald Eichstädt

Gerald Eichstädt is a mathematician working as a software professional and amateur scientist. He is working on a spectrum from research on foundations of mathematics, to pure and applied mathematics, and to applications in software engineering and development. His professional work usually isn't published, but becomes part of software products or services of client companies. He is co-owner of a small software company. He participates at unmannedspaceflight.com under the name "Gerald."

Latest Processed Space Images

Jupiter's Great Polar Spot from Juno

May 22, 2017

Juno captured this 30 pixel per degree view during its sixth perijove flyby on May 19, 2017.

Juno's Perijove-05 flyby of Jupiter

May 22, 2017

On March 27, 2017, Juno performed its Perijove 05 flyby (PJ-05) with all instruments on, including JunoCam. JunoCam images covered all Jupiter latitudes, but some parts only with very acute angles. This computer animation uses the JunoCam images of PJ-05 as textures, and SPICE trajectory data in order to reconstruct the flyby as seen from Juno's perspective. The movie is increased in speed 125x relative to real time. Brightness changes and flickering in the movie are processing artifacts.

Southern edge of Jupiter's northern FFRs

May 22, 2017

This image shows the incredibly turbulent northern zone of Jupiter's folded filamentary regions (FFRs). Juno captured this view during its sixth perijove flyby on May 19, 2017 at a resolution of 30 pixels per degree.

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