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Jupiter Animation:

From 7 Hubble Space Telescope Orbits in October 1995

2.3 Mb Quicktime Movie

Also a 825 Kb MPEG Movie

This animation of Jupiter rotating a full 360 degrees was made from data taken by Reta Beebe (NMSU) and Amy Simon (Cornell U.) in October 1995. Nearly 70 HST images recorded Jupiter's rotation over the course of 11 hours. These images were projected into flat global maps then reprojected onto a sphere. The resulting 36 framed animation shows how Jupiter's surface appearance changes in increments of 10 degrees.

Animation Credit: Amy Simon (Cornell U.), Bryan Preston (STScI), Hubble Heritage Team (STScI).