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Planetary Picture of the Day - Week of November 1, 2021

Planetary Picture of the Day - Week of November 1, 2021

Planetary Picture of the Day

Planetary Picture of the Day

Week of November 1, 2021

Welcome to our weekly recap of our Planetary Picture of the Day (PPOD)!
Mars, Venus, Pluto and Jupiter – beautiful images from around the solar system!


Monday, November 1, 2021

Valles Marineris
Credit: UAE Space Agency
Image processing: S. Atkinson

Valles Marineris, Mars
Absolutely stunning new image of Valles Marineris captured by the UAE HOPE (Al Amal) Mission.


Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Juno's view of Jupiter's south temperate belt

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS / Navaneeth Krishnan

NASA Juno’s view of Jupiter’s south temperate belt
This JunoCam image of Jupiter's south temperate belt and Great Red Spot was taken on Dec. 30, 2020. Wide enough to contain Earth, the Great Red Spot is the most dominant atmospheric feature in the planet's southern hemisphere. What an amazing world!


Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Images captured when New Horizons flew by Pluto were set in motion to create this video and the result is absolutely outstanding! Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRi/LPI/Roman Tkachenko. Video via Latest in space.


Thursday, November 4, 2021

venus from saturn
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Venus from Saturn
Peering over the shoulder of giant Saturn, through its rings, and across interplanetary space, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies the bright, cloudy terrestrial planet, Venus. The vast distance from Saturn means that Venus only shows up as a white dot, just above and to the right of the image center.


Friday, November 5, 2021

Curiosity's panorama of Mars

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/S Atkinson

Mars, October 28, 2021
Curiosity is traversing a beautiful landscape right now on Mars and captured this panorama for us. Just wow!



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