Preview – Horizon: Jupiter Revealed

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Picture Shows: Juno has shown us Jupiter’s swirling atmosphere in amazing detail. (C) NASA / SwRI / MSSS / Gerald Eichstädt / Seán Doran. Image Credit: BBC / NASA / SwRI / MSSS / Gerald Eichstädt / Seán Doran.

Since it began orbiting the gas giant in 2016, the Juno probe has shone much more light on our understanding of Jupiter.

We follow the team who made the probe, which has to withstand lighting storms a thousand times more powerful than Earth’s, and hurricanes that are bigger than our planet. The photos it has return show just how beautiful this hostile world is.

Horizon is on BBC Two at 21.00.

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