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Jupiter's iconic 'Great Red Spot' shrinking, but getting taller, says NASA

The study confirms that the storm has been decreasing in length overall since 1878 and is big enough to accommodate just over one Earth at this point.

Mar 14, 2018, 15:17 PM IST

Jupiter's iconic 'Great Red Spot' is shrinking; may fade away within a decade: Scientist

The Great Red Spot is a giant oval of crimson-colored clouds in Jupiter's southern hemisphere that race counterclockwise around the oval's perimeter with wind speeds greater than any storm on Earth.

Feb 20, 2018, 13:37 PM IST

Juno's flyby over Jupiter's Great Red Spot success – NASA probe dives deep into gas giant's iconic storm

As per NASA, Juno reached perijove - the point at which an orbit comes closest to Jupiter's center - on July 10 at 6:55 p.m. PDT (9:55 p.m. EDT).

Jul 12, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

Juno's close up flyby of Great Red Spot: NASA's probe peers deep into Jupiter's deep red heart

As per NASA, Juno's closest approach with the gas giant's iconic storm occured on Monday, July 10, at 6:55 p.m. PDT (9:55 p.m. EDT), peering into its deep deep red heart and passing about 2,200 miles above the planet's cloud tops.

Jul 11, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

NASA's Juno craft all set for historic close encounter with Jupiter's Great Red Spot today

During the close flyby, Juno will pass about 5,600 miles above the Giant Red Spot clouds on Monday with all eight of the craft's instruments as well as its imager, JunoCam, switched on.

Jul 10, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

Discovered - Second 'Great Cold Spot' on Jupiter exerted by planet’s vivacious auroras (Watch)

Dubbed the ‘Great Cold Spot’, scientists said the dark spot is created by the powerful energies exerted by the great planet’s polar aurorae. 

Apr 12, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

NASA's Juno spacecraft captures this stunning image of turbulent region on Jupiter – See pic

NASA Juno captured this breathtaking image when it was a mere 5,400 miles above Jupiter’s cloudtops on December 11, 2016 at 9:14 a.m. PT (12:14 p.m. ET). 

Mar 02, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

NASA's Juno camera captures this striking image of 'crescent Jupiter with the iconic Great Red Spot' – A must-see photo!

The magnificent image released by NASA was captured by the JunoCam instrument - a visible light camera/telescope - onboard the Juno spacecraft.

Jan 14, 2017, 12:40 PM IST

Great Red Spot the source of heat on Jupiter: Scientists

 Jupiter's Great Red Spot with its swirl of reddish hues may be the mysterious heat source behind the planet's surprisingly high upper atmospheric temperatures, new NASA-funded research suggests.

Jul 28, 2016, 16:42 PM IST

New changes in Jupiter's 'Great Red Spot' captured

Scientists have produced new maps of Jupiter, the first in a series of annual portraits of the solar system's outer planets.

Oct 14, 2015, 10:51 AM IST

Jupiter can help decode Earth's weather system better

Learning more about Jupiter and its Great Red Spot could help scientists understand the Earth’s weather system better, says a NASA expert.

Aug 05, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

Mystery of Jupiter's Great Red Spot solved

The ruddy colour of Jupiter's famous Great Red Spot is likely a product of simple chemicals being broken apart by sunlight in the planet's upper atmosphere, NASA researchers have said.

Nov 12, 2014, 11:29 AM IST

Storms as big as Jupiter`s `great red spot` discovered on brown dwarfs

New observations from NASA`s Spitzer Space Telescope have suggested that most brown dwarfs also feature one or more Jupiter`s "Great Red Spot" like planet-size storms.

Jan 08, 2014, 10:24 AM IST

Why Jupiter`s `mysterious` Great Red Spot has not disappeared

Researchers have developed a new model that will help them understand why Jupiter`s Great Red Spot - which is big enough to engulf the Earth twice or thrice - has not disappeared till now.

Nov 15, 2013, 18:29 PM IST