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Posted: 23 May 2008 11:05 AM   [ Ignore ]
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I saw this article while looking at NASA’s photo of the day and thought it might be of interest regarding Jupiter and changes in the storm systems.  It’s pretty incredible to think about the fact that our entire planet would fit in the larger two red spots. 

http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap080523.html

http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/jupiter_spots_040421.html

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Posted: 23 May 2008 03:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Great photo, JRM5001. I love the Astronomy Picture of the Day site ... yes, the enormity of Jupiter and the red spot is truly mindblowing. As was the impact of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 back in 1994—the plume it created was the size of earth.

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Posted: 23 May 2008 05:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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It looks like a fantastic work of art! The sheer size is awesome. Thanks for the post and information.

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Posted: 24 May 2008 08:14 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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JRM5001 - 23 May 2008 11:05 AM

I saw this article while looking at NASA’s photo of the day and thought it might be of interest regarding Jupiter and changes in the storm systems.  It’s pretty incredible to think about the fact that our entire planet would fit in the larger two red spots. 

http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap080523.html

http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/jupiter_spots_040421.html

Thanks.

Jupiter itself is awesome and I agree with Doug that the comet striking Jupiter was one of the most amazing things we will see in our lifetimes

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap001105.html

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Posted: 24 May 2008 04:46 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Jackson - 24 May 2008 08:14 AM

Jupiter itself is awesome and I agree with Doug that the comet striking Jupiter was one of the most amazing things we will see in our lifetimes

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap001105.html

Yes, I watched it too! And to think that in our lifetimes we have also seen Haley’s as well as several other comets, the landing on the moon, the probe landing on Mars, another one now on it’s way out of our solar system. I cannot imagine what my grandchildren may see in their lifetimes.

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Posted: 01 June 2008 08:18 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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jrm5001
i dont like your name(laugh)
if you like that image, you will love astronomy.
My feeling is that you are new to the science.
The whole universe awaits you my friend.
Rich, red philosopher

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