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View Full Version : Breaks in Jupiterís Clouds are Swirling Hot Spots



Fraser
2013-Mar-14, 08:40 PM
From a JPL press release: In the swirling canopy of Jupiter’s atmosphere, cloudless patches are so exceptional that the big ones get the special name “hot spots.” Exactly how these clearings form and why they’re only found near the planet’s equator have long been mysteries. Now, using images from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, scientists have found [...]

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