Jupiter’s stormy weather no tempest in teapot

New 3-D map shows ammonia swirling up to 100 kilometers below planet’s clouds

Maps of Jupiter

TWO VIEWS  A radio map shows ammonia churning around Jupiter’s Great Red Spot dozens of kilometers below the cloud deck; the colors represent two radio frequencies, marking different levels of ammonia. A Hubble space telescope image shows what the region looks like in visible light. 

Radio: M.H. Wong, I. de Pater, R.J. Sault; Optical: NASA, ESA, A.A. Simon, M.H. Wong, G.S. Orton

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