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NASA showed a giant "pepperoni" on the surface of Jupiter



The American space agency NASA, in honor of the celebration of National Pizza Day, published a photo of storms on Jupiter. The images show the north pole of the gas giant, where you can see the dense formation of storms in red and yellow tones. The picture is remarkably reminiscent of pepperoni pizza.

The published image is not an ordinary photograph. The image was taken using the Jovian Infrared Auroral Mapper infrared camera aboard the Juno spacecraft orbiting Jupiter. So pizza-like yellow and red gradients show areas with different temperatures. The yellow regions are warmer and deeper in the planet's atmosphere, the red regions are colder and higher.

The photograph shows the brightness temperature, a photometric quantity that characterizes the intensity of radiation in different layers of the atmosphere. So, the highest temperature in this frame i

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