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Sunday, January 7, 2018

5th Jan Juno Updates 2018

Jupiter Image taken by Juno - Juno Mission updates   Image credit : NASA / JPL / JUNO
Description about Image:

    Juno spacecraft took this image on 16 December 2017 at exactly 09:43 PM according to European Standard Time from a distance about 13,345 kilometers. It was taken above the Jupiter's top clouds at a latitude degree of 48.9. The spatial image resolution is 9.3 kilometers/pixel.

Image Processing:

     The raw image from Juno was processed by NASA's citizen scientists Gerald Eichstadt & Sean Doran by using data from JunoCam Imager.

JunoCam Imager:

     JunoCam is a onboard payload of Juno spacecraft installed to take image of Jupiter. It has the capability to take image through the dense clouds of Jupiter.

Juno Image to Public:

    JUNO's raw and processed image are openly available for public and their use. This can be available at

More Information:

    To know more about Juno spacecraft, it can be located at 

How much it elapsed since Juno arrival?

     It elapsed 1 Year 185 days 23 hours 35 minutes as on 07 Jan 2018 at 08:24 AM (GMT +05:30 hours India).


Image Credit : NASA/JPL Caltech


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