Celestial ALERT! THE GREAT RED SPOT (on Jupiter) IS DISTORTED

Pinecone

Veteran Member
It looks like even on Jupiter things are in turmoil.

http://spaceweather.com/

ALERT! THE GREAT RED SPOT IS DISTORTED: Astrophotographer Anthony Wesley of Rubyvale, Australia, has just observed Jupiter's Great Red Spot (GRS) and he reports that the giant storm is "badly distorted." This follows multiple observations by amateur astronomers of streamers of gas peeling off the GRS. "It seems the process taking place there is increasing significantly in intensity," says Wesley. Here are his latest filtered images: blue; infrared; RGB.
 
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AlaskaSue

North to the Future
Wow, wonder about the cause. Note, the GRS is on Jupiter, not Mars ;)

It looks like even on Mars things are in turmoil.

http://spaceweather.com/

ALERT! THE GREAT RED SPOT IS DISTORTED: Astrophotographer Anthony Wesley of Rubyvale, Australia, has just observed Jupiter's Great Red Spot (GRS) and he reports that the giant storm is "badly distorted." This follows multiple observations by amateur astronomers of streamers of gas peeling off the GRS. "It seems the process taking place there is increasing significantly in intensity," says Wesley. Here are his latest filtered images: blue; infrared; RGB.
 

Seeker22

Veteran Member
From what I have read, the Grand Solar Minimum is happening in the entire solar system. Other planets are going to be affected in ways that we can now observe. If the magnetosphere is being distorted on a planet the size of Jupiter, it is no wonder the GRS is distorted.
 
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