Juno returns more awesome images

The Juno probe has completed another perijove, and returned some more truly sublime photography.  The spacecraft is going to remain in its initial orbit rather than the originally planned science orbit, due to concerns about its main engine following the failure of a very similar engine from the same manufacturer on a commercial satellite.  This will make the mission take longer, but will have about the same overall radiation exposure (since it will make the same number of perijoves) and can still be completed before Juno’s orbit precesses to where it will go into Jupiter’s shadow.  Juno is solar powered and Jupiter’s shadow is very large; going into that shadow will be a dicey proposition when the time inevitably comes.  But until then, it’s returning images like these:


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