Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have taken a picture of the unique white storm on Jupiter, which began on August 18, the image is published on the official website of the telescope.
The report notes that the image was taken on August 25, 2020, when the planet was at a distance of 653 million km from Earth. At the same time, in the frame to the left of the giant planet, one of its satellites is visible вЂ” Europe.
вЂњA unique and breathtaking detail in the new Hubble image is a bright, white and stretched storm in northern latitudes, moving at a speed of 560 km per hour,вЂќ вЂ” said in the message.
Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system and is classified as a gas giant. There are 79 known moons of Jupiter, including the largest Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto.