A cylindrical projection of Jupiter stitched together from photos taken by the Cassini spacecraft during its December 2000 flyby of the planet.

A cylindrical projection of Jupiter stitched together from photos taken by the Cassini spacecraft during its December 2000 flyby of the planet.

Jupiter's Great Red Spot, which extends from the equator to the southern polar latitudes, as seen by the space probe Voyager 2 in 1979

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Jupiter's Great Red Spot, which extends from the equator to the southern polar latitudes, as seen by the space probe Voyager 2 in 1979

Elastic cartilage under a microscope looks somewhat like Jupiter's surface.

Elastic cartilage under a microscope looks somewhat like Jupiter's surface.

Hubble image of the scar left on Jupiter's surface in July of 2009 by a half-kilometer dia...

Hubble image of the scar left on Jupiter's surface in July of 2009 by a half-kilometer dia...

A cylindrical projection of Jupiter's surface from the "Journey to Jupiter" project led by Peter Rosén in Stockholm. Rosén's team combined more than 1,000 high-resolution photos of Jupiter taken over the course of 102 days to create a time-lapse video.

A cylindrical projection of Jupiter's surface from the "Journey to Jupiter" project led by Peter Rosén in Stockholm. Rosén's team combined more than 1,000 high-resolution photos of Jupiter taken over the course of 102 days to create a time-lapse video.

Community Post: This Is Not A Planet, It's A Frying Pan.

This Is Not A Planet, It's A Frying Pan.

Community Post: This Is Not A Planet, It's A Frying Pan.

The first color movie of Jupiter from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows what it would look like to peel the entire globe of Jupiter, stretch it out on a wall into the form of a rectangular map, and watch its atmosphere evolve with time. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

The first color movie of Jupiter from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows what it would look like to peel the entire globe of Jupiter, stretch it out on a wall into the form of a rectangular map, and watch its atmosphere evolve with time. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

232. Leda is a moon of Jupiter with a mean radius of 10 km (assuming an albedo of 0.04). Its the smallest member of the Himalia group though there was once a moon deemed S/2000 J11, which was only 2 km in radius. However, it was lost due to unknown circumstances before its trajectory was even determined. Perhaps, it collided with Himalia and reunited with it. It is 11.2*10^6 km away from Jupiter's surface making it the 10th moon from Jupiter. It takes nearly 241 earth days to complete its…

232. Leda is a moon of Jupiter with a mean radius of 10 km (assuming an albedo of 0.04). Its the smallest member of the Himalia group though there was once a moon deemed S/2000 J11, which was only 2 km in radius. However, it was lost due to unknown circumstances before its trajectory was even determined. Perhaps, it collided with Himalia and reunited with it. It is 11.2*10^6 km away from Jupiter's surface making it the 10th moon from Jupiter. It takes nearly 241 earth days to complete its…

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