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Astro Quiz 45: Great Red Spot?

Question #45 – What is Jupiter's Great Red Spot?


Jupiter's Great Red Spot is a giant storm twice the size of Earth with winds as high as 400 miles per hour! Astronomers have been observing this storm for more than 150 years.

Learn more about Jupiter's Great Red Spot on this NASA page.

Juno spacecraft image of Jupiter shows many spots in addition to the Great Red Spot
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS

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