NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has been able to extract new information on the Great Red Spot’s storm structure using thermal images gathered from 26-foot tall, ground-based telescopes. The one finding that excited “scientists the most was that the most intense orange-red central part of the spot is about 5-7 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the environment around it.” Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for a video on what lies inside Jupiter.

The images came from the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope in Chile, the Gemini Observatory telescope in Chile and the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan’s Subaru telescope in Hawaii.

[via DailyMail]


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