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originally posted by: LookingAtMars
The fly-by looks a little fake and that is because it is. All the image data is real and it is presented in a realistic way. The probe can't take enough images in one pass for a smooth video. This video was made with images from many passes by Juno.
I have not been able to find a good Juno image showing the whole planet. You would think NASA's Photojournal would have one from Juno but no luck. The best I could find is the above video with Juno images of Jupiter's poles and the rest from Cassini.
For me, the biggest surprise from Juno images was that Jupiter has blue poles.
It's actually images from a single pass, but overlayed on a 3D globe and animated that way.
The animation here is fake, but it is a good representation of reality. They can only take and send back so many pictures each flyby, so what they did here is move the pictures such that the flyby looks smooth. You can see the lighting change quite clearly, every change is a new picture. So at any one moment, what you see is real data. However the animation has been "faked" to make it nicer to watch. Conspiracy loonies go crazy over releases like this, but this is just for public outreach (to inspire the next generation, etc). The actual science is done on the raw data.