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Webb captures Jupiter in a whole new light

Today’s Image of the Day from the European Space Agency features s fascinating closeup view of Jupiter captured by the James Webb Space Telescope. The observations will provide scientists with new details of Jupiter’s inner life.

“In this wide-field view, Webb sees Jupiter with its faint rings, which are a million times fainter than the planet, and two tiny moons called Amalthea and Adrastea,” says ESA. “The fuzzy spots in the lower background are likely galaxies ‘photobombing’ this Jovian view.”

Image Credit: ESA 

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

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