Jupiter's giant red spot shrinking, Hubble images show

Red Spot Jupiters Shrinking

Jupiters most distinctive feature a giant red spot bigger than Earth is shrinking, images from the Hubble Space Telescope released on Thursday showed ( via uk.reuters.com ).

The so-called "Great Red Spot" is a violent storm, which in the late 1800s was estimated to be about 25,000 miles (about 40,000 km) in diameter wide enough for three Earths to fit side by side.Also: Watch the Remarkable Shrinking of Jupiters Great Red Spot

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