NASA’s Juno gets closer to Jupiter
NASA’s Juno Jupiter Explorer photographed Jupiter’s turbulent atmosphere that was processed for better human-eye experience in early September. Juno took this photo on July 5. On this day, Juno went close to Jupiter for the 43rd time. This photo was taken via JunoCam. During this time the Juno spacecraft was 5,300 km above the top of the gas cloud. At the same time, when it took the photo, its speed was 209,000 km per hour.
A day on Jupiter is only 9 hours 56 minutes
Juno is orbiting Jupiter in an elliptical manner. He completes one round every 43rd day. According to NASA, the Great Red Spot seen on the planet is a powerful storm hundreds of years old whose size is bigger than Earth. Jupiter completes one revolution of the Sun in a time equal to 12 Earth years. One day on this planet is equal to nine hours 56 minutes. Jupiter has 53 moons that revolve around it.