Cit­i­zen plan­e­tary sci­ence

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JUNO SPACE­CRAFT, 13 JAN­UARY 2017

As the Juno space­craft con­tin­ues to cap­ture amaz­ing im­ages of Jupiter with its JunoCam in­stru­ment, mem­bers of the pub­lic are be­ing in­vited to view and process the raw data. This im­age was cre­ated by cit­i­zen sci­en­tist Ro­man Tkachenko and clearly shows the Great Red Spot, along with small white blobs just be­low known as the ‘string of pearls’. All of these fea­tures are on­go­ing storms.

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