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Jupiter's north pole from JIRAM

Jupiter's north pole from JIRAM

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / SwRI / ASI / INAF / JIRAM / Björn Jónsson

Jupiter's north pole from JIRAM
JIRAM is an infrared imager on Juno that detects heat radiation emitted by the planet. High-altitude clouds can block this heat, so appear dark. This view of Jupiter's north pole was captured on February 2, 2017.

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

Original image data dated on or about February 2, 2017

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