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Jupiter in Five Filters

Ok, another version of the Extended Spectrum Jupiter, this time with five filters instead of three. The difference is very apparent as the additional filters provided further wavelength coverage and provided a less drastic separation of colors. It's still quite colorful, as you can see.


The same limb brightening is apparent with reddish hues more prominent at the poles and blue and cyan at the equatorial regions.


The Great Red Spot appears intensely red as it was relatively dark in both visible and near-uv wavelengths. Ahead of the GRS, nearly centered on the southern hemisphere, is Red Spot Junior.


Io appears at the upper right as a glowing red dot. It appears less intense in this version due to the additional filters.


This image represents Jupiter as it appeared on 2017 Feb 02 at 03:00:20 UTC.


Observations from the following proposal were used to create this image:



Orange: WFC3 UVIS F502N

Green: WFC3 UVIS F395N

Cyan: WFC3 UVIS F275W

Blue: WFC3 UVIS F225W


North is up.

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Uploaded on October 28, 2018