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Monitoring Jupiter’s Atmospheric Heartbeat over Three Decades
Posted by Physics & Astronomy in Leicester to Jupiter: The Juno Mission on August 24, 2020
Long-term infrared monitoring of Jupiter’s equatorial stratosphere over three decades revealed a natural cycle of variable winds and temperatures. New research in Nature Astronomy by Antuñano et al. (2020, https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-020-1165-5) has found that this stratospheric cycle can be spectacularly disrupted by global upheavals happening far below. Jupiter, the largest planet of our Solar System, […]
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