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Space Image of the Day Gallery (June 2017)

Jupiter's Swirling Cloud Bands

NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/Seán Doran

Thursday, June 29, 2017: Jupiter's intricate light and dark bands of cloud formations mesmerize in this enhanced image from NASA's Juno spacecraft. Citizen scientists Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran created the image using data Juno collected on May 19, when it was about 20,800 miles (33,400 kilometers) above Jupiter's cloud tops. — Hanneke Weitering

Crescent Saturn

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Friday, June 30, 2017: In this view from the night side of Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured a sliver of sunlight peering over the horizon. Cassini arrived at the ringed planet 13 years ago today. — Hanneke Weitering

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