ESO/L. Fletcher


'Fiery' Jupiter Awaits Juno's Arrival

Before the NASA spacecraft reaches the gas giant on July 4, powerful ground-based observatories are hard at work imaging Jupiter in all its infrared glory.

Published On 06/27/2016
12:11 PM EDT
This view compares a lucky imaging view of Jupiter from VISIR (left) at infrared wavelengths with a very sharp amateur image in visible light from about the same time (right). | ESO/L.N. Fletcher/Damian Peach