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Turbulence in Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt

Turbulence in Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS / Gerald Eichstädt / Justin Cowart

Turbulence in Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt
This image shows the complex swirl of clouds created by the jet stream at the southern boundary of Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt. Small convective clouds bubble out of an eddy structure in the South Equatorial Belt. More widespread convective clouds dot the South Tropical Zone at bottom. The Juno spacecraft captured this image during its sixth perijove flyby on May 19, 2017.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Justin Cowart

Original image data dated on or about May 19, 2017

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