“These color maps of Jupiter were constructed from images taken by the narrow-angle camera onboard NASA’s Cassini spacecraft on Dec. 11 and 12, 2000, as the spacecraft neared Jupiter during its flyby of the giant planet. Cassini was on its way to Saturn. They are the most detailed global color maps of Jupiter ever produced. The smallest visible features are about 120 kilometers (75 miles) across.” Image size: 3601 x 1801 pixels. Processed slightly in Photoshop.
Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA07782
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