Hubble ultraviolet image of Jupiter
This ultraviolet image of Jupiter was created from data captured on Jan. 11, 2017, using the Wide Field Camera 3 on the Hubble Space Telescope. The Great Red Spot and Red Spot Jr. (also known as Oval BA) absorb ultraviolet radiation from the sun and therefore appear dark in this view.
[NOIRLab is supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation.]
Learn more in the NOIRLab story By jove! Jupiter shows its stripes and colors. (Date image taken: Jan. 11, 2017; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: June 4, 2021)
Credit: NASA/ESA/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/M.H. Wong and I. de Pater (UC Berkeley) et al. Acknowledgments: M. Zamani (available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International)
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