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Jupiter's Great Red Spot is not in danger of disappearing, contrary to recent reports
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Jupiter's Great Red Spot is not in danger of disappearing, contrary to recent reports

Some astronomers believe, to paraphrase Mark Twain, that the reports of its death are greatly exaggerated, or at least premature.

NASA's Hubble captures stunning new images of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot
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NASA's Hubble captures stunning new images of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot

One of the most striking features of Jupiter — the Great Red Spot — is an anticyclone storm that has been shrinking since the 1800s.

NASA's Hubble telescope tracks the lifecycle of giant storms on Neptune's surface
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NASA's Hubble telescope tracks the lifecycle of giant storms on Neptune's surface

The storms on Neptune are so giant in size that their longest dimension is the size of the Earth.

NASA spots water in Jupiter's deepest clouds above the planet's Great Red Spot
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NASA spots water in Jupiter's deepest clouds above the planet's Great Red Spot

Clouds & gas signatures found confirm that Jupiter is rich in oxygen & water, says NASA scientist

NASA's James Webb Telescope to now unravel mysteries of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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NASA's James Webb Telescope to now unravel mysteries of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The James Webb telescope will use its unparalleled infrared capabilities to study Jupiter's enigmatic storm

Postcards from Jupiter: NASA space probe Juno continues to send back stunning images of the gas giant
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Postcards from Jupiter: NASA space probe Juno continues to send back stunning images of the gas giant

Juno, NASA's space probe orbiting Jupiter, entered a polar orbit of the planet in July 2016, as has been sending spectacular images ever since.

NASA's Juno spacecraft successfully completes its 10th science orbit of Jupiter's atmosphere
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NASA's Juno spacecraft successfully completes its 10th science orbit of Jupiter's atmosphere

During its mission of exploration, Juno soars low over the planet's cloud tops — as close as about 3,400 kilometres.

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot penetrates 300 km into the planet’s atmosphere, says NASA
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Jupiter’s Great Red Spot penetrates 300 km into the planet’s atmosphere, says NASA

The science instrument responsible for this in-depth revelation was Juno's Microwave Radiometer (MWR).

NASA's Juno spacecraft starts transmitting data and images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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NASA's Juno spacecraft starts transmitting data and images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

A NASA spacecraft in orbit around Jupiter began transmitting data and images on 11 July.

Gemini North reveals stunning images of Jupiter; closeup of Great Red Spot coming 10 July: NASA
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Gemini North reveals stunning images of Jupiter; closeup of Great Red Spot coming 10 July: NASA

When clicked, the NASA's closeup imagery of Jupiter's Great Red Spot will be the first time humanity gets to witness the gigantic storm up close.

Researchers discover Great Cold Spot on Jupiter, comparable in size to the Great Red Spot
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Researchers discover Great Cold Spot on Jupiter, comparable in size to the Great Red Spot

The phenomenon, only recently observed, may have existed for thousands of years on Jupiter.

Juno probe reveals crescent shaped Jupiter with iconic Great Red Spot
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Juno probe reveals crescent shaped Jupiter with iconic Great Red Spot

Scientists have released incredible new images of Jupiter mega-storm from the data sent by its Juno probe that reveal a crescent Jupiter and the iconic Great Red Spot.

Reddish colour of Jupiter's Great Red Spot is due to sunlight: NASA
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Reddish colour of Jupiter's Great Red Spot is due to sunlight: NASA

The ruddy colour of Jupiter's mysterious Great Red Spot is due to the effects of sunlight rather than chemicals, said a NASA study.