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News Release 468 of 1051

May 4, 2006 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-19

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


Image: Jupiter's New Red Spot - HST ACS/HRC: April 25, 2006

Jupiter's New Red Spot - HST ACS/HRC: April 25, 2006

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Deprojected map image of the Red Spot region of Jupiter from ACS/HRC at 00:41 UT on April 25, 2006. Each pixel spans 0°.05 in latitude and longitude, with the top of the image lying just along the equator. Three filters are shown here in red (F658N), green (F502N), and blue (F435W).

Object Name: Jupiter

Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated

Credit: NASA, ESA, I. de Pater, and M. Wong (UC Berkeley)


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