This mosaic from NASA's Galileo Probe is of an equatorial 'hotspot' on Jupiter and shows the features of a hazy cloud layer tens of kilometers above Jupiter's main visible cloud deck.
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Limb clouds over Triton

Limb clouds over Triton's south polar cap. Image is stretched to enhance the limb clouds and surface features. The image shows the cloud on the west limb that extends about 100 km along the limb and appears detached over much of its length

Image details

ID#:
PIA02203

Date added:
1999-08-01

Target:
Triton

Mission:
Voyager

Spacecraft:
Voyager 2

Instruments:
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA02203.tif (0.09 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA02203.jpg (0.02 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL