Jupiter - Voyager 1

False color image of the Great Red Spot of Jupiter

Jupiter
Voyager 1 image of the Great Red Spot on Jupiter in exaggerated color. The spot is over 12,000 km wide in its narrowest dimension. The structure is over 300 years old, and appears to be some sort of stable vortex in Jupiter's atmosphere. (Voyager 1, P-21229c)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): N/A
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: storm, clouds
Instrument: Narrow Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): .424 x .424
Filter: N/A
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: p21229c
Other Image ID number: 79-HC-91
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-084-01A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A

Updated 03 March 2003, DRW.