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Cloud topography near Jupiter's north pole

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Cloud topography near Jupiter's north pole Shadows cast along the terminator (day-night boundary) of Jupiter show clear evidence for cloud topography near Jupiter's north pole. This photo was taken about an hour before Juno's closest approach to Jupiter on August 27, 2016.

NASA / JPL / SwRI / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about August 27, 2016.

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