Another Great Spot on Jupiter

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Another large spot with a length as much as 24,000 kms and a width of 12,000 kms was discovered by scientists. The spot lies in the upper atmosphere and is much cooler than the hot surroundings, a reason it is named Great Cold Spot, in contrast with the Great Red Spot.

The Great Cold Spot is much more volatile than the Great Red Spot and has reappeared for as long as over 15 years.

Jupiter’s upper atmosphere may hold other features. Scientists will be on the lookout for them while also studying the Great Cold Spot in greater detail, using ground telescopes as well as NASA’s Juno spacecraft in orbit around Jupiter.

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Just discovering new things in Space everyday. 🙂

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