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NASA captures ‘dolphin’ swimming on Jupiter

NASA captures ‘dolphin’ swimming on Jupiter

The Juno spacecraft has captured and shared amazing images of the planet Jupiter. They are all shocking, but there is one that has hit the mark: the formation of a dolphin in the ‘sky’.

The Juno spacecraft of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) observed a "dolphin" swimming in the southern temperate belt of Jupiter.

The photo showing the dolphin was taken on October 29, 2018, while Juno was making her 16th close flyby of Jupiter.

Citizen scientists Brian Swift and Seán Doran created this image using data from the spacecraft's JunoCam imager.

So long and thanks for all the fish! 🐬

A cloud in the shape of a dolphin appears to be swimming through # Jupiter’s cloud bands in this series of color-enhanced images https://t.co/qo3SBTiMvI pic.twitter.com/sRY4bgwThN

- NASA's Juno Mission (@NASAJuno) November 30, 2018

The “dolphin”, which is formed from the changing formations of swirling clouds in theNorth Temperate Beltof the fifth planet in the Solar System, it is characterized by having a large red spot, monitored since 1830.

NASA assured that this type of phenomenon is constantly seen, but until now, such a curious effect as the Jupiter dolphin has not been captured, a situation that will undoubtedly go down in history as part of NASA's most curious discoveries in your space exploration.

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Video: A Flight Over Jupiter (October 2020).