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Juno Spies Jupiter, and More
Almost 4 million miles in the distance, Jupiter, the Great Red Spot and three of the Jovian moons wait patiently for Juno to arrive. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS)

NASA's Juno spacecraft draws near to its target — the Jupiter system. From a distance of nearly 4 million miles using the JunoCam, the craft captured this color image of the system featuring Jupiter, its Great Red Spot and three of the Jovian moons — Ganymede, Io and Europa. [Learn more about Juno and its mission]

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