Hubble/IRTF Composite Image of Jupiter Storms
Hubble/IRTF Composite Image of Jupiter Storms
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News release ID: STScI-2008-06
Release Date: Jan 23, 2008
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

The background image is from Hubble Space Telescope and shows the turbulent pattern generated by the two plumes on May 11, 2007 (upper left part of Jupiter). The two bright plumes detach in the superimposed small infrared image obtained at the NASA-IRTF facility a month before, on April 5, 2007.


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Astronomical, Hubble Telescope, Jupiter, Planets, Solar System

Credits

NASA, ESA, IRTF, A. Sánchez-Lavega and R. Hueso (Universidad del País Vasco, Spain )