As per the data released by NASA’s Juno Spacecraft discovered that the Great Red Spot may encompass deeper into Jupiter’s atmosphere that what scientists had anticipated. Based on microwave and gravity measurements achieved by Juno, the Great Red Spot plummets approximately 350 to 500 km below the cloud tops on Jupiter.
With the help of data released by the Juno Spacecraft, the scientists will explore the three-dimensional interpretation of Jupiter’s atmosphere. Jupiter is our solar system’s largest planet. It is the fifth planet from the Sun with a diameter of around 143,000 km. Jupiter basically detached helium and hydrogen including the indications of other gases also. Blazes and a few storms such as Great Red Spot control the colorful surfacing of the red planet.
The Great Red Spot is a storm around 16,000 km wide agitating in the planet’s southern hemisphere, exaggerating clouds that spin anticlockwise at great speeds. The Red Spot is said to be one of the phenomena of our solar system and has been in its presence for centuries. But still, scientists do not know what lies below the exterior of that Great Red Spot.
By using an instrument called a microwave radiometer, the scientists tried to investigate the structure of Jupiter and its storms including Great Red Spot and they find out that the Great Red Spot roots dive into the regions beyond the region where water condenses and clods form.
Juno Spacecraft data formerly indicated that jet streams reach a depth of approximately 3,200 km. The spacecraft is orbiting around Jupiter since been 2016 to collect details about its interior structure, internal magnetic field, atmosphere, and the area nearby it which is created by its internal magnetism.
The Juno Spacecraft will be soon launching to fly by Europa and lo, the largest moons of Jupiter.