• Released Tuesday, March 13th, 2012
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:53PM

Movie of the chevrons (dark v-shaped clouds) in Jupiter's south equatorial region, created from still images taken by the Cassini spacecraft in late 2000. The north-south meanderings of the chevrons reveal the presence of large-scale Rossby waves in Jupiter's jet streams.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center


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This visualization originally appeared on the following tapes:
  • Jupiter Weather (ID: 2012013)
    Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 4:00AM
    Produced by - Dan Jacob

Datasets used in this visualization

  • Cassini Cassini/Jupiter imagery

    ID: 645
    Mosaic Collected with Imaging Science Subsystem Cassini Imagery/Central Laboratory for OPerations October 2000 - December 2000

    Cassini/Jupiter imagery

    This dataset can be found at: http://ciclops.org/

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