The cloud-tops of Jupiter


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#2

Um, have you seen Beijing’s atmosphere?


#3

Vaporized-mercury-silver on bromine-fumes-brown doesn’t seem like much contrast.


#4

It’s fucking orange. In continous shades.


#5

Good point. Beijing has way more hydrocarbons.


#6

In anycase, Jupiter’s atmosphere is beautiful. It’s a bit like staring into the world’s most complex espresso.


#7

Lucky Starr and the Cloud-Tops of Jupiter!

“Oh I picked up the capsule while I was outside when we first made orbit. He said normal orbit, but normal doesn’t mean usual, it means polar, intersecting the poles. I worked out the position from his earlier track. We’ve had the capsule all along.”

Or something like that.


#8

I got tired of pushing through it on my way down the street.


#9

Gruesome.


#10

This is from 2007, A preview of the Juno mission which will enter Jupiter atmosphere July 4.


#11

And one day, corporate drones will use this data to determine which cloud tops to extend their probosces into, to siphon off that sweet, sweet fuel.


#12

In high school I wrote a sci-fi story where the planet leaders were voting to capture all the hydrogen for fuel, and then mine the theorized diamond studded core.


#13

Ah, the objective analysis… One needs to breath the atmosphere to truly appreciate it.


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