Jupiter is known for its multiple stripes of different colors and is also famous for its Great Red Spot, a product of the natural gases within the planet itself. These colors are due to the chemistry of Jupiter’s gassy atmosphere, though the pattern for the stripes is attributed to long-lasting winds called zonal flows, which work like jet streams on Earth. The Earth has geographical features that interrupt such winds and Jupiter happens to lack those features. This means that the stripes are smooth lines that form around Jupiter’s atmosphere uninterrupted.
There were observations during NASA’s …

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