Lower Great Red Spot Atmospheric Flow [ID: 159]

Coordinates : -28.44° latitude , 322.416° longitude
Submitted by : Nassau-99 on 2016-06-10 22:10 UT

As is visible in an earlier NASA animation of atmospheric flow on Jupiter (http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/images/content/388629main_jupiter_skyflat.gif), a few small dark spots can be seen disappearing as they pass below the Great Red Spot. It would be very interesting to observe these spots in greater detail to see whether they are disappearing below the upper layers, or into the GRS itself. Or, perhaps they may just be dissipating?

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  1. comment by Huebner-95 on 2019-12-16 15:38 UT

    The atmosphere might take damage from the storm

  2. comment by Mattei-27 on 2019-11-11 04:14 UT

    I would like to see how it would like on the cameras from Juno.

  3. comment by Godefroy-67 on 2017-07-01 16:36 UT

    This could be very exciting to see how the edge of the GRS interacts with the rest of the atmosphere!