JunoCam at PJ34

PJ34 marked the end of the nominal mission and the start of the extended mission, as a close flyby of Ganymede changed the orbital period from 53 days to 43 days — and also yielded excellent hi-res images of this moon. 

For a splendid overview of PJ34, see the movie recently released by NASA/JPL (by Scott Bolton and colleagues, largely based on Gerald Eichstädt’s processing of the images, with music by Vangelis). This  ‘flyover movie’ is here:


or here:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CC7OJ7gFLvE

Our report on the JunoCam images at PJ34 — brief, and not including the polar regions — is here:



The surface of Ganymede:

The view of the South Temperate region was particularly interesting:

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