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Hubble just snapped a glorious new image of Jupiter

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The Hubble Space Telescope is really, really good at spotting distant objects in space, but it's just as well-suited for catching a snapshot of planets that are a lot closer, like our very own Jupiter. On June 27th the spacecraft did just that, and the resulting image (and animation) might be one of its finest ever.

The photo, which NASA has chosen to highlight in a new post, shows the gas giant in all its glory. We get to see the player's intricate cloud layers, raging storms, and of course the iconic Great Red Spot.

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