NASA has released a new image of Jupiter showing the entire planet with its iconic Great Red Spot in its entirety. The huge gas planet looks like a beautiful marble painted in earthy colors in the new image. This gives viewers a far-off look that can be compared to NASA's vast collection of Jupiter photos. The picture was taken by the spacecraft Juno of the Space Agency.
The JunoCam instrument on the NASO spacecraft NASA has provided the public with a vast collection of raw images that can be accessed here. Many of these images have been processed by amateur astronomers and enthusiasts and produce striking images reminiscent of a fantasy world.
The latest image – marble visible from above ̵
The images were taken during the 17th Science Pass of the gas giant's Juno probe, which, according to NASA, was between 16,700 and 59,300 miles above the planet's clouds, resembling confusing bands with random circular dots.
The biggest storm among the various points of Jupiter is the big red spot visible in the latest image. This bright reddish orange circle is a high pressure zone with an anticyclonic storm – it is the largest in the solar system and can be at least 350 years old, according to earliest known observations.