Jupiter - Voyager 2

Great Red Spot, white oval, and southern Jupiter

Image showing the Great Red Spot, at top, a white oval just below it, and the turbulent clouds of Jupiter's southern hemisphere. The image was taken from a distance of roughly one million km. Note the disturbed atmosphere immediately west and east of the white oval. The white oval is about 6000 km from top to bottom and north is at 11:00. (Voyager 2, P-21737)
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High resolution tif file (0.8 Mb)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): N/A
Distance/Range (km): 1,000,000
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: 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: P-21737
Other Image ID number: PICNO 0040J2-016
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): NSD XD-12A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A
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Updated 28 February 2003, DRW.