The Great Red Spot is a great anti-cyclonic (high pressure) storm akin to a hurricane on Earth, but it is enormous (three Earths would fit within its boundaries) and it has persisted for at least the 400 years that humans have ob
Jupiter's Great Red Spot: Taken by Voyager 1 through color filters and recombined to produce the color image. Assembled from three black and white negatives by the Image Processing Lab at Jet Propulsion Laboratory. -by NASA/JPL
thedemon-hauntedworld: “ Jupiter’s Great Red Spot from Voyager 1 Color Inverted What will become of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot? Recorded as shrinking since the the rate of the Great Red Spot’s size appears to have accelerated just in the past.
Great Red Spot, image processing by Bjorn Jonsson. The Great Red Spot is a storm that has existed on Jupiter for a long time. Possibly over 300 years. It is huge - large enough to contain two or three planets the size of Earth!
Making history, NASA explores the Great Red Spot on Jupiter, a mysterious storm pattern larger than Earth
Jupiter With Moons. resident Damien Peach snapped the frame from the Caribbean island of Barbados, capturing not only the planet's intricate cloud bands but also the disks of two of its largest moons, Ganymede (upper right) and Io.