The Big Red Stripe [ID: 573]

Coordinates : 22.824° latitude , 138.024° longitude
Submitted by : Casteldipiazza-81 on 2016-07-06 02:02 UT

We should study this area to learn how the gas that this stripe is made of could stay in such a perfect stripe. Maybe it could be some unknown mass inside of Jupiter.

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  1. comment by Holvorcem-26 on 2017-05-08 14:15 UT

    Agreed. I'd love to learn how and why this stripe forms in such a uniform band on such a turbulent planet.

  2. comment by PrimevalRex on 2017-03-18 20:54 UT

    Interesting thought.. I agree that this area could provide some important information. Especially in contrast to all other areas on Jupiter this one seems to be strangely "stable".

  3. comment by Sethos-44 on 2017-03-16 00:24 UT

    A continuing series of images could provide valuable data over time; seems like a useful opportunity.