Hubble’s Brand New Image of Jupiter

  • Released Thursday, August 8, 2019

This new Hubble Space Telescope view of Jupiter, taken on June 27, 2019, reveals the giant planet's trademark Great Red Spot, and a more intense color palette in the clouds swirling in Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere than seen in previous years.

The colors, and their changes, provide important clues to ongoing processes in planetary atmospheres.

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Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Paul Morris/Tracy Vogel
Music credits: "Solaris" by Axel Tenner [GEMA], Michael Schluecker [GEMA] and Raphael Schalz [GEMA]; Killer Tracks Production Music

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This page was originally published on Thursday, August 8, 2019.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:45 PM EDT.


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