Hubble Views Jupiter at Opposition

  • Released Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Hubble Space Telescope observed Jupiter on April 3rd, 2017 - just days before Jupiter is in opposition on April 7th. This new image of Jupiter is part of Hubble's Outer Planets Atmospheres Legacy program, which is one of many ways Hubble provides science on the Jupiter system.

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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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This page was originally published on Thursday, April 6, 2017.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:47 PM EDT.


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