Subject: Re: Jupiter photos
On Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 4:23:36 AM UTC-5, David B. wrote:
> "Traveling above Jupiter at more than 130,000 miles per hour, NASA's $1
> billion Juno probe took its ninth set of stunning flyby images on
> October 24. But the sun slipped between the giant planet and Earth for
> more than a week, blocking the spacecraft from beaming home its precious
> bounty of data.
> Now that the conjunction is over, however, new raw image data from
> Juno's ninth perijove — as the spacecraft's high-speed flybys are called
> — has poured in. Researchers posted it all online on Tuesday, and a
> community of amateurs and professionals has been busily processing the
> data to yield colorful and stunning new pictures of Jupiter."
> Fascinating images. Enjoy!
> David B.
Why have we seen no real close-ups? Any image where you can clearly see the planet is round is from
a distance. Have they had no probes crash but take a few images on the way down?