Moving features on Jupiter

Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope scientists have produced new maps of Jupiter. In overlaying both created maps on a globe, the movement of the dust lanes becomes visible. This allows scientists to calculate the wind speed in Jupiter’s atmosphere.

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NASA, ESA, A. Simon (GSFC), M. Wong (UC Berkeley), G. Orton (JPL-Caltech), and G. Bacon (STScI)

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Release date:13 October 2015, 19:00
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