Weekly Current Affairs


Stunning new view of Jupiter shows iconic Great Red Spot

  • NASA has released a stunning new view of a crescent Jupiter which shows the iconic Great Red Spot, along with a series of storms shaped like white ovals known as the ‘string of pearls.’
  • Below the Great Red Spot, a reddish long-lived storm known as Oval BA is visible in the image.
  • The Great Red Spot is a giant, spinning storm in Jupiter’s atmosphere. It is like a hurricane on Earth, and is more than twice the size of our planet.