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We get a shot of a giant vortex in Jupiter

Station Juno (Jupiter Polar Orbiter) Take a picture Small red spots - the third largest major vortex in Jupiter. Photo available on the website of NASA. Picture taken 11 December 2016 Juno station at a distance of 16.6 thousand kilometers from Jupiter. He wore small red spot is located at the bottom left. This vortex is an anticyclone, which arose as a result of rotation of the gas flow around the central area of ​​high atmospheric pressure. In the northern hemisphere of Jupiter like hurricanes rotate clockwise, and in the south - against. A small red spot is the third largest whirlwind that scientists over the last 23 years of observations recorded on Jupiter.

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