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Jupiter's south pole from JunoCam

Jupiter's south pole from JunoCam

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / SwRI / Björn Jónsson

Jupiter's south pole from JunoCam
An impossible view of Jupiter's south pole, as it would appear if lit and viewed from directly above. It is a mosaic of JunoCam images from perijoves 6, 7, and 8 in May, July, and September 2017. The effects of the varying global illumination have been removed.
Mosaic of Jupiter's south pole (annotated)

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SwRI / Björn Jónsson

Mosaic of Jupiter's south pole (annotated)
The montage shows the following:

Upper left: An approximately true color/contrast mosaic of Jupiter's north polar region.
Upper right: A mosaic of Jupiter's north polar region with enhanced colors and contrast.
Lower left: The approximately true color/contrast version with a latitude/longitude grid. Latitudes are planetographic.
Lower right: A diagram showing the areas covered by the different source images/data. All data is from JunoCam.

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 September 1, 2017

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