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A Stunning Photo of Jupiter
« on: January 27, 2017, 09:12:08 PM »
A friend showed me this, and I thought it was definitely worth sharing.  :)



Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SWRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstaedt/John Rogers (source)


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Re: A Stunning Photo of Jupiter
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2017, 09:46:54 PM »
Wow, that's amazing! It almost looks like a swirly oil spill. I would buy pottery that was painted like this.  ;)
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Re: A Stunning Photo of Jupiter
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2017, 10:56:46 PM »
Looks a tad stormy down there!
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Re: A Stunning Photo of Jupiter
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2017, 06:06:33 AM »
That would look good framed and on my wall!  8)
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Re: A Stunning Photo of Jupiter
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2017, 07:48:21 AM »
I was thinking of wall paper for my bathroom.

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Re: A Stunning Photo of Jupiter
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2017, 07:01:57 AM »
Stunning and beautiful picture, it's unbelievable the quality of images we are able to produce now of our neighboring planets and their moons, and even of far off galaxies and other celestial bodies. Simply amazing.


Wow, that's amazing! It almost looks like a swirly oil spill. I would buy pottery that was painted like this.  ;)

My thought as well, looks like a painting,... so of course one must ask if not a creator, an artist surely?
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Re: A Stunning Photo of Jupiter
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2017, 07:26:16 AM »
Stunning and beautiful picture, it's unbelievable the quality of images we are able to produce now of our neighboring planets and their moons, and even of far off galaxies and other celestial bodies. Simply amazing.


Wow, that's amazing! It almost looks like a swirly oil spill. I would buy pottery that was painted like this.  ;)

My thought as well, looks like a painting,... so of course one must ask if not a creator, an artist surely?

Nah, just physics!

But that does not stop it bring beautiful.

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Re: A Stunning Photo of Jupiter
« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2017, 09:22:54 PM »
Here's another great image of Jupiter.
I thought it was also worth sharing.  :)


It's huge! Look here.
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NASA’s Juno spacecraft soared directly over Jupiter’s south pole when JunoCam acquired this image on Feb. 2, 2017, from an altitude of about 62,800 miles (101,000 kilometers) above the cloud tops. This image was processed by citizen scientist John Landino. This enhanced color version highlights the bright high clouds and numerous meandering oval storms.
Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/John Landino
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NASA’s Juno Mission to Remain in Current Orbit at Jupiter


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Re: A Stunning Photo of Jupiter
« Reply #8 on: March 12, 2017, 11:41:41 PM »
^  It certainly was worth sharing!

Good one, Mags.
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Re: A Stunning Photo of Jupiter
« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2017, 04:31:33 PM »
Thanks for that Mags. It puts me in mind of an unfinished painting by Salvatore Dali while thinking of an old paisley necktie in my closet.

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Re: A Stunning Photo of Jupiter
« Reply #10 on: March 14, 2017, 09:33:31 PM »
Thanks for that Mags. It puts me in mind of an unfinished painting by Salvatore Dali while thinking of an old paisley necktie in my closet.
^  It certainly was worth sharing!

Good one, Mags.

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