PIA25086: Ferrel-Like Cells at Jupiter
 Target Name:  Jupiter
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Juno
 Spacecraft:  Juno
 Product Size:  1920 x 1080 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  SwRI
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This animation depicts Jupiter's atmospheric circulation cells (airflow circulation cells that flow in the north-south, up-down plane) beneath the clouds. The Ferrel-like circulation cells governing the midlatitudes (blue) are uniform in the zonal direction. The white arrows in the east-west direction (the current view is from east looking west), each bisecting a cell, represent the alternating jet streams. The atmospheric circulation pattern sheds light on the unseen flow structure beneath Jupiter's clouds and greatly impacts our understanding of the Jovian atmosphere.

More information about Juno is at https://www.nasa.gov/juno and https://missionjuno.swri.edu.

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