Europa and the Great Red Spot

     

Europa and the Great Red Spot

Europa and the Great Red Spot was on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's exhibition, Beyond: Visions of Planetary Landscapes, from May 26, 2010 - May 2, 2011.   

Europa (upper right) is slightly smaller than Earth's Moon. Jupiter's Great Red Spot, a vast cyclonic storm system about two times the size of Earth, is surrounded by other oval storms and banded clouds.

Multi-frame mosaic.

Voyager 1, March 3, 1979

Image Number: WEB11413-2010
Credit: NASA; JPL; Kinetikon Pictures
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