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Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, Spotted

Post by Dragon on Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:14 pm


Image credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/ Gerald Eichstädt /Seán Doran

This image of Jupiter’s iconic Great Red Spot and surrounding turbulent zones was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

The color-enhanced image is a combination of three separate images taken on April 1 between 3:09 a.m. PDT (6:09 a.m. EDT) and 3:24 a.m. PDT (6:24 a.m. EDT), as Juno performed its 12th close flyby of Jupiter. At the time the images were taken, the spacecraft was 15,379 miles (24,749 kilometers) to 30,633 miles (49,299 kilometers) from the tops of the clouds of the planet at a southern latitude spanning 43.2 to 62.1 degrees.

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Post by Dragon on Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:16 pm



Juno just sent back new photos of the centuries-old storm roiling on Jupiter.

 

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Post by Dragon on Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:16 pm



This video takes viewers on a journey to Jupiter, where NASA scientists have made an interesting discovery about the Great Red Spot.

 

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Re: Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, Spotted

Post by Cloud on Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:53 pm

I love Jupiter's Clouds goodjob


A storm larger than earth, woah. The strength of mother nature it something else ~

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