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May 4, 2006 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-19

Hubble Snaps Baby Pictures of Jupiter's "Red Spot Jr."

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Image: 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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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.

Object Name: Jupiter

Image Type: Astronomical

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

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