Jupiter in glorious Ultra High Definition

A new portrait of Jupiter was produced from observations made using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.   Watch the largest planet in our solar system in this glorious 4K video…

New imagery from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is revealing details never before seen on Jupiter. High-resolution maps and spinning globes (rendered in the 4k Ultra HD format) are the first products to come from a program to study the solar system’s outer planets each year using Hubble. The observations are designed to capture a broad range of features, including winds, clouds, storms and atmospheric chemistry. These annual studies will help current and future scientists see how such giant worlds change over time.



Jupiter red spot

The movement of Jupiter’s clouds can be seen by comparing the first map to the second one. Zooming in on the Great Red Spot at blue (left) and red (right) wavelengths reveals a unique filamentary feature not previously seen.   Credits: NASA/ESA/Goddard/UCBerkeley/JPL-Caltech/STScI

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