Stormy Weather on Jupiter

Hubble Space Telescope is following dramatic and rapid changes in Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere that will be critical for targeting observations made by the Galileo space probe when it arrives at the giant planet later this year.

This Hubble image provides a detailed look at a unique cluster of three white oval-shaped storms that lie southwest (below and to the left) of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.

Credit:

Reta Beebe, Amy Simon (New Mexico State Univ.), and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9518a
Type:Observation
Release date:31 March 1995, 07:00
Size:800 x 800 px

About the Object

Name:Great Red Spot, Jupiter
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Atmosphere : Storm
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
410 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
SII
673 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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