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Jupiter, Red Spot and Moon Imaged by HST

1 Jan 2009, 18:46 UTC
Jupiter, Red Spot and Moon Imaged by HST
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The Hubble Space Telescope snapped this exquisite shot of the planet Jupiter. Note the incredible details visisble in the giant planet’s surface, including the Great Red Spot. Also note, one of Jupiter’s moon’s peaking out from behind the planet. Impressive views of Jupiter are done for the season. The planet is now sitting low in the western sky shortly after sunset.

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