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January 23, 2008 01:00 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2008-06

Internal Heat Drives Jupiter's Giant Storm Eruption

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Image: Visible-Light Image of Jupiter -- Hubble Space Telescope

Visible-Light Image of Jupiter -- Hubble Space Telescope

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An image of Jupiter in visible-light from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope (HST) on May 11, 2007 showing the turbulent pattern generated by the two plumes at the upper left part of Jupiter.

Object Name: Jupiter

Image Type: Astronomical

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

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