Jupiter Flyover Time-lapse | 360° VR, 8K | JunoCam PJ17

2019-05-03 17:15 UT
Credit : NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Brian Swift © cc by
Submitted By : BrianSwift
Mission Phase : PERIJOVE 17

Imagery from JunoCam instrument on Juno mission collected during perijove 17 on 12/21/2018.

A color balance and contrast stretch of raw data produced enhanced color imagery.

Initial sequence is from the perspective of Juno’s inbound and outbound orbital path looking towards the central frames of JunoCam’s image collections. Time speedup is 311x.

The second sequence follows a synthetic circular path (radius=75000km).

Tools: Juno3D (on github), Mathematica, Blender/Cycles, ffmpeg

4002 8192x4096 16-bit equirectangular png frames totaling 113 GB from Blender/cycles encoded to 4.3 GB ProRes with command

ffmpeg -f image2 -framerate 60000/1001 -pattern_type glob -i '*.png' -s 8192x4096 -c:v prores_ks -profile:v 3 -vendor ap10 -qscale:v 4 -pix_fmt yuv422p10le ../pj17_animtest7@59_pr.mov

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Brian Swift