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Planetary Picture of the Day - Week of June 27, 2022

Planetary Picture of the Day - Week of June 27, 2022

Planetary Picture of the Day

Planetary Picture of the Day
Week of June 27, 2022

Welcome to our weekly recap of our Planetary Picture of the Day (PPOD)!
The views of Earth and other celestial bodies from space can provide new perspectives for us Earthlings. Enjoy!


Monday, June 27, 2022

Galilean Moons

Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / SWRI

Galilean Moons
Io (left) and Europa (right) seen by the New Horizons spacecraft as it flew past Jupiter en route to Pluto in 2007. There's an active volcanic eruption on Io, the night side of which is illuminated by Jupitershine.


Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Comet 67 P

Credit: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS team
Processing: Giuseppe Conzo

Color Image of Comet 67 P
This color composite photo was taken through infrared, orange, and blue filters by Rosetta's OSIRIS camera on March 10, 2015 from a distance of 85.7 kilometers. Bright, bluish areas may be exposed ice.


Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Newborn Planet

Credit: ESO/A. Müller et al.

Newborn Planet PDS 70b
This spectacular image from the SPHERE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope is the first clear image of a planet caught in the very act of formation around the dwarf star PDS 70. The planet stands out clearly, visible as a bright point to the right of the center of the image, which is blacked out by the coronagraph mask used to block the blinding light of the central star.
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Thursday, June 30, 2022


Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech / SWRI / MSSS / Gerald Eichstadt / Sean Doran

Jupiter by Juno
This detailed image of a storm on Jupiter was taken by the #JunoCam onboard NASA's Juno spacecraft during perijove 7.


Friday, July 1, 2022

as seen from space

Credit Image: NASA

As Seen from Space
Enjoy this spectacular view from space over the Balkans, Greece, Italy, southern France and Northern Africa.



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