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Jupiter red dot

  1. Jul 6, 2005 #1
    why does the red dot on jupiter i think its like a storm or something or a hurricane but does anbody know why it does not stop? and the cause of it ?

    thak u


    craig
     
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  3. Jul 6, 2005 #2
    it will stop- but a storm the size of 3 earths might take a few centuries to dissapate-
     
  4. Jul 7, 2005 #3

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    Welcome to Physics Forums, cbsgorams!

    http://www.seds.org/billa/tnp/jupiter.html
    Note that, on Earth, hurricanes are dissipated when they hit land (something Jupiter doesn't have).
     
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