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South equatorial belt boundary on Jupiter

South equatorial belt boundary on Jupiter

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS / Gerald Eichstädt / Justin Cowart

South equatorial belt boundary on Jupiter
The Juno spacecraft captured this view of turbulent clouds in the region of the jet stream marking the southern boundary of Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt. An eddy seems to be encouraging convection, with numerous clouds bubbling through the main cloud deck. This image was taken during Juno's sixth perijove flyby on May 19, 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: Justin Cowart

Original image data dated on or about May 19, 2017

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