The Southern Polar Region of Jupiter

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This view of Jupiter's southern polar region was obtained by the Juno mission on August 27, 2016. Previous to this observation, the south pole had never been seen from this viewpoint. Fine detail in the region is clearly resolved.

 

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS

 

http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA21032
 

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