Jupiter


About This Picture

This is a picture of a part of Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system. In this picture, you can see some of the 'belts' and 'zones' that make the planet instantly recognizable.

Included in the picture is the Great Red Spot, a giant storm that has been raging on Jupiter for at least 375 years or so, and probably much larger. The Great Red Spot is big enough to contain the entire Earth.

Related Courses

PtyS 106 is the course that talks the most about Jupiter.

PtyS 403 and PtyS 407 also partly deal with Jupiter.

More Information

Some other places you can find information on Jupiter include:

The Nine Planets: Jupiter
The Nine Planets is a tour of the solar system, created and maintained by SEDS, the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space.

Views Of The Solar System: Jupiter
Views Of The Solar System is a collection of images and facts created and maintained by Los Alamos National Laboratory.


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