PIA21715: Rotating Jupiter With Great Red Spot, January 2017
 Target Name:  Jupiter
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Juno
 Instrument:  Subaru Telescope
 Product Size:  1400 x 788 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  NAOJ 
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA21715.tif (434.1 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA21715.jpg (320.1 kB)

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This video shows Jupiter as revealed by a powerful telescope and a mid-infrared filter sensitive to the giant planet's tropospheric temperatures and cloud thickness. It combines observations made on Jan. 14, 2017, using the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii.

The filter used admits infrared light centered on a wavelength of 8.8 microns. The video includes interpolated frames for smoother apparent motion. The instrument used to take this image is Cooled Mid-Infrared Camera and Spectrometer (COMICS) of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan's Subaru Telescope on the Maunakea volcano.

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