8A50.50 - Jupiter

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Solar System Astronomy
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Solar System
Video or web images, Voyager approach video.

The Astronomy magazine Jupiter globe was produced using images from the Cassini and Juno spacecraft.

Very good images and movies are available from the Voyager, Galileo, Cassini, and Juno spacecraft missions.  Choose those that best fit your presentation.

  • Enrique Macia and M. Victoria Hernandez, "Seeing the Planets from Jupiter", TPT, Vol. 35, #3, Mar. 1997, p. 178.
  • David Stevenson, "Juno at Jupiter", Physics Today, Vol. 73, #9, Sept. 2020, p. 62.
  • Alex Lopatka, "Jupiter's Dynamo is Unlike Any Other", Physics Today, Vol. 71, #11, Nov. 2018, p. 21.
  • Andrew Grant, "Jupiter's Wind Bands Have Deep Roots", Physics Today, Vol. 71, #5, May 2018, p. 19.
  • Sung Chang, "Slow-Growing Pebbles Lead to Fast-Growing Jupiters", Physics Today, 68, #11, Nov. 2015, p. 16.
  • "Back Scatter - Adapting Adaptive Optics", Physics Today, 61, #12, Dec. 2008, p. 104.
  • Adam J. Burgasser, "Brown Dwarfs: Failed Stars, Super Jupiters", Physics Today, 61, #6, June 2008, p. 70.
  • Tristan Guillot, "Probing the Giant Planets", Physics Today, 57, #4, Apr. 2004, p. 63.
  • A. Mura, A. Adriani, J. E. P. Connerney, S. Bolton, F. Altieri, F. Bagenal, B. Bonfond, B. M. Dinelli, J.-C. Gérard, T. Greathouse, D. Grodent, S. Levin, B. Mauk, M. L. Moriconi, J. Saur, J. H. Waite Jr., M. Amoroso, A. Cicchetti, F. Fabiano, G. Filacchione, D. Grassi, A. Migliorini, R. Noschese, A. Olivieri, G. Piccioni, C. Plainaki, G. Sindoni, R. Sordini, F. Tosi, D. Turrini, "Juno Observations of Spot Structures and a Split Tail in Io-Induced Aurorae on Jupiter", Science, Vol. 361, #6404, Aug. 2018, p. 774.
  • Janice VanCleave, "Planet Facts and Figures", A+ Projects in Astronomy, p. 193.
  • Jupiter = Martyn J. Fogg, "Stellifying Jupiter", Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact.
  • Paul Voosen, "Dueling Spacecraft Look Deep into Saturn and Jupiter", Science, Vol. 363, Jan 18, 2019, p. 214

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