NASA’s Juno spacecraft completes flyby over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Posted on:12 Jul 2017 16:31:59
NASA’s Juno spacecraft completes flyby over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot
12 July 2017 Current Affairs: NASA’s unmanned spacecraft Juno successfully peered into the Jupiter’s giant storm known as the Great Red Spot.

The Great Red Spot on Jupiter is a massive storm (cyclone) measuring about 16,000 km in diameter. It is a largest known storm in the solar system.

It is monitored since 1830 and has possibly existed for more than 350 years.

The spot appears as a deep, red orb surrounded by layers of pale yellow, orange and white. 

The spacecraft has been named from Greco-Roman mythology. It is orbiting Jupiter from pole to pole, 5,000 kilometres above planet’s cloud tops.
NASA’s unmanned spacecraft Juno successfully peered into the Jupiter’s giant storm known as the Great Red Spot.

The Great Red Spot on Jupiter is a massive storm (cyclone) measuring about 16,000 km in diameter. It is a largest known storm in the solar system.

It is monitored since 1830 and has possibly existed for more than 350 years.

The spot appears as a deep, red orb surrounded by layers of pale yellow, orange and white. 

The spacecraft has been named from Greco-Roman mythology. It is orbiting Jupiter from pole to pole, 5,000 kilometres above planet’s cloud tops.

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