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Hubble's First Observation Of Jupiter

Hubble's First Observation Of Jupiter

Date: 17 May 1991
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Jupiter
Copyright: NASA and ESA

On March 11, 1991, the Wide Field/planetary Camera on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope observed Jupiter for the first time. This true color picture of the southeast quadrant of the planet shows a striking oval-shaped dark ring on the left and the Great Red Spot just rotating out of view on the right side.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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