PIA01521: Jupiter White Oval
Target Name: Jupiter
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Voyager
Spacecraft: Voyager 2
Instrument: VG ISS - Narrow Angle
Product Size: 937 x 910 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Producer ID: P21754A
Addition Date: 1999-03-13
Primary Data Set: Voyager EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA01521.tif (1.655 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA01521.jpg (72.53 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

This image shows one of the long-lived white oval clouds which have resided in the Jovian southern hemisphere for nearly 40 years. This cloud that is at a longitude west of the Great Red Spot. All of the clouds show very similar internal structures. To the east of each of them, recirculating currents are clearly seen. This photo was taken on July 5 by Voyager 2 from a distance of 3.4 million kilometers.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
1999-03-13