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Jupiter against black background of space


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colorful, turbulent clouds of Jupiter's atmosphere

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, Spotted

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

Article6 years ago
Close up of Jupiter and Great Red Spot

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Getting Taller as it Shrinks

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Though once big enough to swallow three Earths with room to spare, Jupiter’s Great Red Spot has been shrinking for…

Article6 years ago
Animated view of giant Jupiter storm.

NASA’s Juno Probes the Depths of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

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Data collected by NASA's Juno spacecraft during its first pass over Jupiter's Great Red Spot in July 2017 indicate that…

Article6 years ago
This close-up of swirling clouds around Jupiter's Great Red Spot was taken by Voyager 1. Credit: NASA/JPL.

10 Things, July 10: Flying Over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

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On July 10, NASA's Juno spacecraft will fly directly over the Great Red Spot, kicking off the first-ever close-up study…

Article7 years ago

Jupiter’s Red Spot is Likely a Sunburn, Not a Blush

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Research suggests effects of sunlight produce the color of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.

Article10 years ago