NASA's photo of cyclones on Jupiter liked to 'pepperoni pizza'

NASA shares image of red cyclones swirling on Jupiter's North Pole - but the internet says the planet looks like a 'pepperoni pizza' NASA shared an image captured by Juno of cyclones swirling on Jupiter  The image shows swirls of red and yellow at the planet's North Pole The agency shared it on Instagram and users compared it to a pepperoni pizza 

By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com

Published: 21:17 BST, 10 August 2020 | Updated: 21:24 BST, 10 August 2020

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NASA shared a detailed image of Jupiter, but viewers said it looks more like ‘a pepperoni pizza.’

The Juno spacecraft has been probing the massive planet since 2011 and recently sent back a picture red swirling cyclones in the North Pole region.

The American space agency shared the image on Instagram and users responded by comparing the features to the popular food.

One user called it the ‘Pizza Planet,’ while another said it looked like a burnt pie.

However, the infrared photo highlights ‘lava-like’ storms on Jupiter’s poles and when viewed under visible light, the clouds appear as a blue glow.

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NASA shared a detailed image of Jupiter, but viewers said it looks more like ¿a pepperoni pizza.¿ The Juno spacecraft has been probing the massive planet since 2011 and recently sent back a picture red swirling cyclones in the North Pole region

NASA shared a detailed image of Jupiter, but viewers said it looks more like ‘a pepperoni pizza.’ The Juno spacecraft has been probing the massive planet since 2011 and recently sent back a picture red swirling cyclones in the North Pole region

Juno has been NASA’s eyes while orbiting Jupiter, but the agency is set to employ the powerful James Webb Space Telescope that will observe the planet with the hopes of making more detailed discoveries.

Imke de Pater of the University of California, Berkeley and Thierry Fouchet of the Observatory de Paris, said: ‘It will be a really challenging experiment.’

‘Jupiter is so bright, and Webb's instruments are so sensitive, that observing both the bright planet and its fainter rings and moons will be an excellent test of how to get the most out of Webb's innovative technology.’

NASA recently shared an image of fierce storms circling Jupiter’s poles.

‘The floor is lava,’ NASA shared in the Instagram post. ‘Oh wait, never mind, that’s just an infrared look at Jupiter’s North Pole.’

The American space agency shared the image on Instagram and users responded by comparing the features to the popular food. One user called it the ¿Pizza Planet,¿ while another said it looked like a burnt pie

The American space agency shared the image on Instagram and users responded by comparing the features to the popular food. One user called it the ‘Pizza Planet,’ while another said it looked like a burnt pie

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