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Juno reveals that Jupiter's north pole is 'like nothing we have seen or imagined'

Juno reveals that Jupiter's north pole is 'like nothing we have seen or imagined'

Seen from a different angle, Jupiter looks like a whole new world.

After flying within about 2,500 miles of the planet’s cloud tops on Aug. 27, NASA’s Juno spacecraft has sent home unprecedented images of Jupiter’s north pole, revealing a stormy fluid-scape that looks as if it could be on a totally different gas giant.

“The north pole of Jupiter really doesn’t look a whole lot like the rest of the planet,” Steve Levin, Juno’s project scientist at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, said...

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