Ganymede Casts a   Jupiter

Massive Shadow Across

Citizen scientist

Thomas Thomopoulos created this enhanced-color image using raw data from the JunoCam instrument 

NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured

The large, dark shadow on the left side of the image was cast by Jupiter’s moon Ganymede.

Jupiter is the largest planet in

the Solar System and the fifth planet from the Sun. It is a gas giant with a mass that is more than two and a half times that of all the other planets in the Solar System combined

Jupiter is only about

one-thousandth the mass of the Sun. Jupiter, behind the Moon and Venus, is the third brightest natural object in the Earth’s night sky

Jupiter planet 

was named after Jupiter, the Roman god and king of the gods.

Ganymede, a satellite

of the planet Jupiter, is the largest and most massive of the Solar System’s moons. It is the ninth-biggest object in the Solar System

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