Hubble/IRTF Composite Image of Jupiter Storms

The background image is from Hubble Space Telescope and shows the turbulent pattern generated by the two plumes on May 11, 2007 (upper left part of Jupiter). The two bright plumes detach in the superimposed small infrared image obtained at the NASA-IRTF facility a month before, on April 5, 2007.

Credit:

NASA/ESA, IRTF, and A. Sÿnchez-Lavega and R. Hueso (Universidad del Pa­s Vasco, Spain)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0806d
Type:Collage
Release date:23 January 2008, 19:00
Size:2000 x 2199 px

About the Object

Name:Jupiter
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Atmosphere : Storm
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
410 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
502 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
R
673 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Infrared
Near-IR
Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF)

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