Friday, August 1, 2014

The Great Red Spot of Jupiter, has shrunk

The Great Red Spot of Jupiter, has shrunk
The - Published 19/05/2014 at 17:21
VIDEO. Hubble just listen giant anticyclone and confirms that it has smaller dimensions than ever. NASA makes a first hypothesis.

The Great Red Spot of Jupiter as it has been observed by the Hubble telescope in 2014.
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Amateur astronomers, including Le you reported it a few weeks ago the observations , were not deceived. The Great Red Spot of Jupiter, this near-trademark of the gas giant, is currently shrinking at high speed. The Nasa has just confirmed. Alerted by the report of the British Astronomical Association, which raises the question, the scientific community has quickly mobilized to try to verify the extent of, and the Hubble Space Telescope was involved. Verdict: the huge anticyclone trapped for several centuries between alternating lanes (east-west, west-east) characteristics of the atmosphere of Jupiter, has never displayed such a small size.