NASA is showing off a new picture of Jupiter that was snapped with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope that shows intricate details of the clouds in Jupiter’s atmosphere. The photo seen right here was snapped on June 27, 2019. In the image, we can see the iconic Gret Red Spot that is a large storm that has been surging on Jupiter for several decades.
One remarkable feature of the image is the lively shade of the clouds relocating towards the Great Red Spot. The big storm that is the Great Red Spot is itself regarding the diameter of Earth and rolls counterclockwise in between two bands of clouds. The photo does verify that the Great Red Spot is continuing to diminish as it has done for the last 150 years.
The scientist has no concept why the Great Red Spot is diminishing as well as remain to observe Jupiter attempt and also learn why. The different other white and brown places in the clouds of Jupiter are much smaller sized tornados and also can last for a couple of hours or centuries. NASA keeps in mind that the worm-shaped feature to the south of the Great Red Spot is a cyclone that spins in the opposite direction of the Great Red Area.
The two white oval features are anticyclones, basically smaller sized versions of the Great Red Spot. The bands in the clouds of Jupiter are developed by air streaming in different instructions at many latitudes. They are produced by differences in density and elevation of the ammonia ice clouds; the lighter bands increase as well as have thicker clouds than the darker bands.
The various concentrations are separated by quick wind rates that can rise to 650 kph. Hubble dedicates time annually to observing the external Planet of the planetary system as part of the Outer World Atmospheres Legacy or OPAL.