NASA images of Jupiter turned into beautiful abstract artworks

Jupiter's stormy atmosphere lends itself well to photography

Liam James
Thursday 28 February 2019 13:04

New images of Jupiter taken by NASA's Juno spacecraft have been turned into stunning abstract artworks through a simple process of colour enhancement.

The gas giant’s stormy atmosphere lends itself well to photography, as layers of clouds constantly swirl around each other to form beautiful patterns.

Juno has been orbiting Jupiter since July 2016 and often sends images back to Earth, with the most recent being captured early in February.

NASA releases the images and encourages members of the public to play with them. You can see for yourself here.

Here The Independent has collated the best images from Juno in the gallery above.

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