Great Red Spot


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Great Red Spot

n
(Celestial Objects) a large long-lived oval feature, south of Jupiter's equator, that is an anticyclonic disturbance in the atmosphere
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Although no one knows what the future holds for the storm - whether it will continue contracting or stop shrinking - NASA has discovered that even as the Great Red Spot shrinks, it is getting taller.
And here are the times, in Universal Time, when the Great Red Spot should cross Jupiter's central meridian.
On Jupiter, the Great Red Spot is the hottest thing going.
For the first time ever, scientists could obtain direct observations and close-up images of Jupiter, its moons and the mysterious Great Red Spot.
The Great Red Spot - a massive storm system three times wider than the Earth - is heating the atmosphere high above it to temperatures hundreds of degrees warmer than anywhere else on the planet.
Even at that distance, it clearly shows the Great Red Spot, a magnetic storm that has been raging on Jupiter for centuries.
Even at that distance, Jupiter's Great Red Spot, a centuries-old atmospheric storm, was visible.
It will also use complex instruments to peer through the thick atmosphere to the planet's famous Great Red Spot.
Head of the Astronomy and Space Sciences Department at Kuwait Science Club Bader Al-Amirah said in a press release that the rare photo of the huge planet showed Jupiter's most famous feature, a giant spinning storm called the Great Red Spot.
The head of one of these storms--popularly called "great white spots," in analogy to the Great Red Spot of Jupiter--can be as large as Earth.
The myths of Continental Drift and Spreading Sea Floors are replaced with an origin of Earth as a piece torn from Jupiter's Great Red Spot by a planetary collision.
Another feature of the Jovian atmosphere, the Great Red Spot, also fascinated Gareth, and he continued to energetically pursue the goal of simulating the Jovian jets, the Great Red Spot, and other smaller vortices in Jupiter's atmosphere in a single coherent model until his health problems intervened in recent years.

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