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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Though Jupiter is shrouded in swirling clouds, its atmosphere has some mysterious clear patches that scientists call "hot spots." Researchers say they have now found more evidence about where these hot flashes come from by stitching together images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.http://oak.ctx.ly/r/34ut

The dark hot spot in this false-color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a window deep into Jupiter's atmosphere.
Though Jupiter is shrouded in swirling clouds, its atmosphere has some mysterious clear patches that scientists call "hot spots."  Researchers say they have now found more evidence about where these hot flashes come from by stitching together images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/34ut

The dark hot spot in this false-color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a window deep into Jupiter's atmosphere.