Jupiter's New Red Spot - HST ACS/WFC: April 16, 2006

Image of the full disk of Jupiter from ACS/WFC at 18:42 UT, April 16, 2006. Two filters are shown in red/orange (F892N, near-IR strong methane band) and blue/cyan (F502N continuum/cyan light). The Hubble group that conducted this observation is led jointly by Imke de Pater (UCB Astronomy) and Philip Marcus (UCB Mechanical Engineering). Other team members are Michael Wong (UCB Astronomy), Xylar Asay-Davis (UCB Mechanical Engineering), and Christopher Go, an amateur astronomer with the Astronomical League of the Philippines.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, I. de Pater and M. Wong (University of California, Berkeley)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0619c
Type:Observation
Release date:4 May 2006, 19:00
Size:1000 x 1000 px

About the Object

Name:Jupiter, Red Spot
Type:Solar System : Planet
Category:Solar System

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502 nm Hubble Space Telescope
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892 nm Hubble Space Telescope
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