Every Picture Tells a Story: Jupiter & Europa

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While things continue to change here at home, the Hubble Space Telescope, a joint project of the European Space Agency and the National Aeronautics and Space Agency, continues its work.

In moments of great stress and distress, we often are told to look upward; in this case to the latest image of Jupiter and its companion, Europa. For the keen of eye, Jupiter too is experiencing a storm season, that white area stretching out in the top half of the planet. Here the winds are estimated to be blowing at 341 miles per hour. At almost 406,000,000 miles away, this is one fantastic telephoto lens.

Image of Jupiter courtesy of NASA, ESA, A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center), and M. H. Wong (University of California, Berkeley) and the OPAL team


You can find more images here