Jupiter Map – Annotated

Jupiter Map – Annotated

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News release ID: STScI-2008-23
Release Date: May 22, 2008
Image Use: Copyright
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False color cylindrical map of Jupiter, constructed from a set of images of the planet obtained with the WFPC2 on the Hubble Space Telescope. Individual frames were obtained on May 9 and May 10, 2008. The images were deprojected and mosaiced together. The map shows latitudes between +/-70 deg. The resolution is a quarter degree in latitude and longitude. Images were combined at 673, 502, and 410 nm, as red, green, and blue colors.

Infographics, Jupiter, Planetary Atmospheres/Weather, Planets, Solar System


M. Wong and I. de Pater (University of California, Berkeley)