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Great Red Spot and a white oval from Voyager 2

Great Red Spot and a white oval from Voyager 2

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NASA / JPL / Ian Regan

Great Red Spot and a white oval from Voyager 2
The Great Red Spot moves toward the dusk terminator in this Voyager 2 view from a distance of 1.25 million km at 22:57 UTC on 8 July 1979. Images taken through orange, green, and blue filters were combined to create this color view.
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Original image data dated on or about July 8, 1979

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