Hubble investigates dark spot on Neptune
24Jun

The dark spots are vortices in the atmosphere of Neptune

If Neptune seems a bit blemished of late, it’s because NASA has confirmed that a dark spot has shown up in its bluish atmosphere. Observations by the Hubble Space Telescope taken in May show that a dark vortex has appeared in the southern hemisphere. This high-pressure system is accompanied by brighter “companion clouds” and is the first such dark spot to be seen this century.

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