Jupiter's Great Red Spot may die within your lifetime - Get a good look while you can: Jupiter's Great Red Spot is shrinking, and it might fade into memory within your lifetime. NASA's $1 billion Juno probe took stunning new photos of the tempest on Monday — the closest images we've ever gotten of the Great Red Spot — and scientists' jaws are dropping at the level of detail beamed back by the spacecraft. Jupiter's super-storm is wider than the diameter of Earth and has been swirling around…
The Great Red Spot is a great anti-cyclonic (high pressure) storm akin to a hurricane on Earth, but it is enormous (three Earths would fit within its boundaries) and it has persisted for at least the 400 years that humans have ob
Jupiter's Great Red Spot: Taken by Voyager 1 through color filters and recombined to produce the color image. Assembled from three black and white negatives by the Image Processing Lab at Jet Propulsion Laboratory. -by NASA/JPL
thedemon-hauntedworld: “ Jupiter’s Great Red Spot from Voyager 1 Color Inverted What will become of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot? Recorded as shrinking since the the rate of the Great Red Spot’s size appears to have accelerated just in the past.