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Bjorn Jonsson

Björn Jónsson

Björn Jónsson (Iceland) is the developer of the IMG2PNG software, which batch-converts spacecraft image data to PNG format.  His website contains simulated views of other planets produced using image maps generated from space image data; most of his image processing work is posted only within unmannespaceflight.com or on this website. (UMSF Moderator: Bjorn Jonsson)

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Latest Blog Posts

New treasures from Juno: Jupiter dazzles during fourth close approach

Posted 2017/03/27 02:00 CDT | 0 comment

Image processor Björn Jónsson shares some of his latest stunning images of Jupiter, created using data from NASA's Juno spacecraft.

A deep dive into the highest-resolution Voyager Jupiter data

Posted 2016/09/14 08:00 CDT | 0 comment

A few weeks before the first Juno high resolution imaging, I decided to take a look at Voyager color images at various resolutions, with particular attention to high-resolution mosaics.

Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Posted 2015/12/07 06:59 CST | 1 comment

On the 20th anniversary of Galileo's orbit insertion around Jupiter, amateur image processor Björn Jónsson shares some of the mission's first images of Jupiter's iconic massive storm.

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Latest Processed Space Images

Jupiter's

Jupiter's "string of pearls" from Juno

Posted 2017/03/27 | 0 comments

This view of part of Jupiter's "string of pearls" near 40°S latitude was obtained by the JunoCam during Juno's 4th perijove flyby, a mere ~14,500 km above the planet. The effects of global illumination have been removed, and contrast and color have been exaggerated and small scale features sharpened to better reveal various features and color variations.

Jupiter's

Jupiter's "string of pearls" from Juno

Posted 2017/03/27 | 0 comments

This view of part of Jupiter's "string of pearls" near 40°S latitude was obtained by the JunoCam during Juno's 4th perijove flyby, a mere ~14,500 km above the planet. The effects of global illumination have been removed, and contrast and color have been exaggerated and small scale features sharpened to better reveal various features and color variations.

Jupiter from Juno at Perijove #4

Jupiter from Juno at Perijove #4

Posted 2017/03/27 | 0 comments

This view of Jupiter was obtained by the JunoCam during Juno's 4th perijove flyby, a mere ~14,500 km above the planet. The effects of global illumination have been removed, and contrast and color have been exaggerated and small scale features sharpened to better reveal various features and color variations.

More pictures processed by Björn Jónsson »

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