Jupiter’s Atmosphere

  • News HeadlinesTemperature cycling observed in Jupiters atmosphere

    Temperature cycling observed in Jupiter’s atmosphere

    (ORDO NEWS) — There are no real seasons on Jupiter, but long-term observations have shown that the “weather” on the giant planet changes in fairly regular cycles. And, as on Earth, the warming of the atmosphere in one hemisphere occurs simultaneously with the cooling in the other. As the annual movement of the Earth around…

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  • News HeadlinesPlanet sized heat wave detected in Jupiters atmosphere

    Planet-sized heat wave detected in Jupiter’s atmosphere

    (ORDO NEWS) — A heat wave the size of 10 Earths has been detected penetrating Jupiter’s atmosphere. It was 130,000 kilometers (about 81,000 miles) across and 700 degrees Celsius (1,292 degrees Fahrenheit). speeds up to 2400 meters per second away from the north pole of Jupiter. And that, scientists say, could solve one of the…

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