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View from Juno approaching the Great Red Spot

View from Juno approaching the Great Red Spot

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NASA / SwRI / MSSS / Don Davis

View from Juno approaching the Great Red Spot
The Great Red Spot on the Horizon, seen from the North as Juno was on its way to its close flyover of this massive storm.

The original image strip was divided into the color channels, color balanced and carefully processed with unsharp masking to bring out detail. The overall brightness range was done while trying to imagine the visual appearance, although the reality is probably much lower contrast.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Don Davis

Original image data dated on or about July 10, 2017

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