Stunning Jupiter photo made from 600,000 images, says photographer

Ultra-sharp photo of Jupiter by photographer Andrew McCarthy uses 600,000 images
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Arizona astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy captured this stunning view of Jupiter by stacking 600,000 images of the planet to create his sharpest view to date. See more images of McCarthy On Instagram (opens in a new tab). (Image credit: Andrew McCarthy/

A picture of Jupiter may be worth a thousand words, but what about more than half a million?

Veteran astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy from Arizona revealed this spectacular photo of Jupiter this month sept. 17 after capturing his best view yet of the giant planet this month. But what you’re looking at isn’t just one photo, it’s a combination of hundreds of thousands of images.

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