Jupiter's south pole

Jupiter like you’ve never seen it before

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Jupiter's south poleNo, you’re not looking at Scarif, the tropical paradise targeted by the Death Star in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (“single reactor ignition, only”).

This recently captured and enhanced image may look like it depicts a massive archipelago fit for a secret Imperial schematics archive, but it’s really a swirling maelstrom of cyclones and other storms in our own solar system. Behold the Jovian majesty of Jupiter’s south pole, and despair.

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