Storm Winds Blow In Jupiter's Little Red Spot

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 12:14 in Astronomy & Space

Astronomers have found that one of the solar system's largest and newest storms -- Jupiter's Little Red Spot -- has some of the highest wind speeds ever detected on any planet. This is the first time that high resolution, close--up imaging of the Little Red Spot has been combined with powerful Earth--orbital and ground-based imagery made at ultraviolet through mid--infrared wavelengths.

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