NASA Took Some Photos Of Jupiter And They Are Strange And Beautiful And Perfect

You can always count on NASA to bring the eye bleach

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Sometimes - when it's cold outside and you don't want to be trapped inside a commuter box hurtling underground every morning, and you really don't want to go to that friend's party tonight because it's a commitment to stand around in the dark and spend at least £50 that you don't have right now - it's good to be reminded of the tiny place you occupy in the universe. It doesn't have to be bleak, but a bit of perspective is healthy, you know?

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The kind of perspective gained when you look at 11 brilliant new photos of Jupiter, a planet that is 365 million miles away from earth and is as bizarre and beautiful as you'd expect from the largest planet in our very large solar system.

Taken by NASA's billion dollar Jupiter probe, Juno, the incredible photos were taken while the probe traveled above the giant gas planet at more than 130,000 miles per hour.

Enjoy this nice reminder that for all the bone idled f*ckery we humans are capable of, there are still some people doing amazing things.