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Jupiter is a whirling world in stunning footage from Juno probe

This animation shows the Juno spacecraft’s perspective of Jupiter during a flyby on April 9, 2022. (Image credit: Image data: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS Image processing by AndreaLuck © CC BY­­)

Hang on tight as you watch this new footage of Jupiter.

This sped-up view shows the perspective of NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it flew just 2,050 miles (3,300 kilometers) above the gas giant’s cloud tops on April 9. This was Juno’s 41st flyby above the radiation-spewing planet, during which the spacecraft soared at a top speed of 131,000 mph (210,000 km/h) relative to Jupiter. 

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