Video Library
For all news release videos available on HubbleSite Browse our NewsCenter Video Archive
About this video

This version of "Jupiter Globe Rotation" does not have titles or credits, in order to allow it to be played continuously in a loop.

The giant planet Jupiter has a diameter of more than 10 times Earth's diameter. Its striped and dynamic atmosphere, dotted with massive, powerful storms, has been a continuing Hubble target over the years.

A collection of images from 2007 have been combined to get full, even coverage of Jupiter. The resulting mosaic has been mapped onto a sphere, and one full rotation is presented in the visualization.


Visualization: G. Bacon (STScI)

Data: A. Simon-Miller (GSFC), A. Sánchez-Lavega, R. Hueso, S. Pérez-Hoyos (UPV/EHU), E. García-Melendo (FOED), G. Orton (JPL)

Learn more about this video in NewsCenter

HubbleSite's NewsCenter is the place to find the story behind this video, along with its original news release and all related material.