Jupiter's New Red Spot - HST ACS/WFC: April 16, 2006
Jupiter's New Red Spot - HST ACS/WFC: April 16, 2006
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News release ID: STScI-2006-19
Release Date: May 4, 2006
Image Use: Copyright
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Image of the full disk of Jupiter from ACS/WFC at 18:42 UT, April 16, 2006. Two filters are shown in red/orange (F892N, near-IR strong methane band) and blue/cyan (F502N continuum/cyan light). The Hubble group that conducted this observation is led jointly by Imke de Pater (UCB Astronomy) and Philip Marcus (UCB Mechanical Engineering). Other team members are Michael Wong (UCB Astronomy), Xylar Asay-Davis (UCB Mechanical Engineering), and Christopher Go, an amateur astronomer with the Astronomical League of the Philippines.


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Astronomical, Hubble Telescope, Jupiter, Planetary Atmospheres/Weather, Planets, Solar System

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Credit: NASA, ESA, I. de Pater and M. Wong (University of California, Berkeley)