Wind vectors in Jupiter's Little Red Spot measured from the New Horizons Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) frames, plotted on the first time step. The wind vectors have been slightly exaggerated for clarity and diamond symbols indicate the starting point of the vector. The LRS is the counterclockwise circulating oval to the right of center. A south tropical disturbance is seen at the top, north of 29 degrees south. Winds to the west are observed near 40 degrees south outside the small oval at lower right.
See the motion of the Little Red Spot in this MPEG video.
This image appears in the June 2008 issue of the Astronomical Journal.
Credit: NASA/The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute
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