PIA00065: Jupiter's Great Red Spot Region
 Target Name:  Jupiter
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Voyager
 Spacecraft:  Voyager 2
 Product Size:  1471 x 1238 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Producer ID:  260606
 Addition Date:  1996-09-26
 Primary Data Set:  Voyager EDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA00065.tif (3.892 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA00065.jpg (115.8 kB)

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This mosaic of the Great Red Spot shows that the region has changed significantly since the Voyager 1 encounter three months ago. Around the northern boundary a white cloud is seen, which extends to east of the region. The presence of this cloud prevents small cloud vertices from circling the spot in the manner seen in the Voyager 1 encounter. Another white oval cloud (different from the one present in this position three months ago) is seen south of the Great Red Spot. The internal structure of these spots is identical. Since they both rotate in an anticyclonic manner these observations indicate that they are meteorologically similar. This image was taken on July 6 from a range of 2,633,003 kilometers.

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