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Second ‘Great Spot’ found on Jupiter, cold and high up

This composite image provided by NASA on Thursday, June 30, 2016 shows auroras on the planet Jupiter. This image produced by NASA using a photograph captured by the Hubble Space Telescope in spring 2014, and ultraviolet observations of the auroras in 2016. On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, scientists reported a "Great Cold Spot" in the thermospehere of the planet. And unlike the giant planet’s familiar Great Red Spot, this newly discovered weather system is continually changing in shape and size. It

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 13, 2017, on page 15.

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