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Jupiter Great Red Spot
Jupiter Great Red Spot (click to enlarge)
 
 

Jupiter Great Red Spot
Date: 25 Feb 1979

This dramatic view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and its surroundings was obtained by Voyager 1 on 25 Feb. 1979, when the spacecraft was 9.2 million km (5.7 million miles) from Jupiter. Cloud details as small as 160 km (100 miles) across can be seen here.

Last Update: 10 Dec 2012 (AMB)

Credit: NASA Planetary Photojournal



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Last Updated: 10 Dec 2012