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Photo of the week

Photo: Josef Borg (12-03-2017, 13-03-2017)

Photo: Josef Borg (12-03-2017, 13-03-2017)

One of Jupiter’s moons, Io, transiting Jupiter’s Earth-facing side. The resultant shadow of the moon on Jupiter can be seen crossing the planet’s surface. As Jupiter itself rotated on its own axis during the moon’s transit, the Great Red Spot, a massive storm larger than Earth in diameter, came into view.

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