This mission will be very dangerous for the probe. It will face large amounts of radiation, gravity and the largest magnetosphere in the solar system. No probe in history has come this close to Jupiter 6/27/16

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10 Interesting Facts About Jupiter | Universe Today | "Jupiter was approp named after the king of the gods. It’s massive, has a pwrful magnetic field & more moons than any planet in the Solar Sys. Though it has been known to astronomers since ancient times, the invention of the telescope & the advent of modern astronomy has taught us much about this gas giant. In short, there are countless interesting facts that many people just don’t know." Click to read and share the full article.

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callisto. one of jupiter's moons and one of my very favorite things in space. - Bing Images

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New Volcano Eruption on Jupiter's Io - 10,000 Times Iceland's 2010 Event : The tidal push-and-pull of massive Jupiter heats up the interior of its moon, Io, making it the most volcanically active known body in our Solar System. Captured August 29, 2013, this image reveals the magnitude of one of the brightest volcanoes ever seen on our Solar System. Io became alive with volcanism in the middle of 2013

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This montage of images of Jupiter and its volcanic moon Io, was taken by the New Horizons spacecraft's flyby in early 2007. The Jupiter image is an infrared color composite taken by the spacecraft's near-infrared imaging spectrometer on Feb. 28, 2007. The infrared wavelengths used highlight variations in the altitude of the Jovian cloud tops.

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10 Interesting Facts About Jupiter | Universe Today | "Jupiter was approp named after the king of the gods. It’s massive, has a pwrful magnetic field & more moons than any planet in the Solar Sys. Though it has been known to astronomers since ancient times, the invention of the telescope & the advent of modern astronomy has taught us much about this gas giant. In short, there are countless interesting facts that many people just don’t know." Click to read and share the full article.

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The four largest and best known of Jupiter's 60+ moons. I can see these through my telescope!!! ❤️

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NASA’s Astronomy Picture Of The Day: Hubble’s Jupiter And The Amazing Shrinking Great Red Spot

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Congratulations to NASA for reaching Jupiter's orbit with the Juno Space Craft! Does your child know any of these facts about Jupiter? Re-pin this to spread some Jupiter knowledge! Inspired by @universetoday

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