Juno

Juno


Juno is a space probe currently orbiting Jupiter. Juno will study Jupiter’s origin, interior, atmosphere and magnetosphere. Notably, the space probe will be gathering clues as to what the inside of Jupiter is made up of – whether it has a solid core and how much water is present in its atmosphere. Juno will also directly sample the charged particles that make up planet’s auroras, while simultaneously observing them in ultraviolet.

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(top image: an infrared image captured by Juno of an aurora on Jupiter, NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/ASI/INAF/JIRAM)