Jupiter’s shrinking spot

This video shows where Jupiter’s trademark spot can be found on its surface and showcases the comparison images that demonstrate how the spot has shrunk over the last nineteen years.


NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)
Science Credit: A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center), G. Orton (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), J. Rogers (University of Cambridge, UK), and M. Wong and I. dePater (University of California, Berkeley) Acknowledgment: H. Hammel (SSI and AURA) and R. Beebe (NMSU)

About the Video

Release date:15 May 2014, 16:00
Related releases:heic1410
Duration:40 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

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



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