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Juno approaches its first orbital perijove

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Juno approaches its first orbital perijove Juno captured this photo of Jupiter about two hours before Perijove 1, from a distance of 703,000 kilometers, at 04:45 UTC on August 27, 2016. The spacecraft had yet to travel over Jupiter's north pole.

NASA / JPL / SwRI / MSSS / Ted Stryk

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

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