The first Great Red Spot images are available!

The images and data from Perijove 7 have started coming down to Earth, and as they become available, the team is posting them in their gallery and inviting the public to process them — and the public, as always, is responding quickly.  This one, processed by Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran, is quite a striking view of the giant anticyclone, processed to bring a gloriously rich depth of color to it (the color is much paler in the unprocessed images).  This is closer than anyone has ever come before to the Great Red Spot, and the level of detail is breathtaking.  Go on, click to view it in full scale — you know you want to!


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