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Fraser
2007-Mar-23, 07:58 PM
New Horizons captured this image of Jupiter as it zipped past on February 27, 2007 receiving a gravity assisted velocity boost. This photograph was captured when the spacecraft was 3 million km (1.8 million miles), resolving objects as large as 15 km (9 miles) across. ...

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2007/03/23/red-jr-captured-by-new-horizons/)

markg85
2007-Mar-25, 03:02 AM
ehm.. let me get this strait.
do we now have 3 red spots
1. Red Spot
2. Red Spot Junior
3. unnamed red spot tiny

cause this story says that the red spot in the middle (largest one on this photo) is r.s. junior so that makes that smaller one a third red spot..

i don`t want to live on Jupiter :P to windy ;)

One Skunk Todd
2007-Mar-27, 07:47 PM
ehm.. let me get this strait.
do we now have 3 red spots
1. Red Spot
2. Red Spot Junior
3. unnamed red spot tiny

Eh, maybe Jupiter's going through puberty. :)

Nick4
2007-Jun-07, 04:34 AM
Maybe the big red spot had kids