This movie clip (of which the release image is a still frame), created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows small spots slipping over each other east of Jupiter's Great Red Spot. These small storms are born in the turbulent region west of the Great Red Spot, then move westward all the way around the planet until they again encounter the Red Spot from the east, when they are often swallowed by the Red Spot.
Cassini is a cooperative mission of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages Cassini for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C.
|Instrument Host||Cassini Orbiter|
|Instrument||Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS)|
|Extra Keywords||Atmosphere, Color, Storm|
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|Image Credit||NASA/JPL/University of Arizona|