Thursday, July 13, 2017

EarthSky News - July 13 - Jupiter's Red Spot, New Iceberg

July 13
Jupiter's Red Spot,
New Iceberg
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Wow! Juno's super-close Red Spot images
Raw images from the Juno spacecraft's extremely close sweep past Jupiter's Red Spot are beginning to come in. NASA invites you to help process them!

Massive iceberg breaks off Antarctica

An iceberg the size of the U.S. state of Delaware split off from Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf sometime between July 10 and 12.
Possible new threat to Earth's ozone layer
Recent increases in an unregulated ozone-depleting substance could delay recovery of Antarctic ozone levels by 5–30 years, say scientists.
Tonight … Summer Triangle and smallest constellations
You need a dark country sky to see these 3 small constellations: Vulpecula the Fox, Delphinus the Dolphin and Sagitta the Arrow.
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Tonight … Summer Triangle and smallest constellations
The Summer Triangle isn't a constellation. It's a large asterism, or noticeable star pattern. But Vulpecula, Delphinus and Sagitta are officially recognized as constellations.
Wow! Juno's super-close Red Spot images
NASA image processed by Massimo. (@Rainmaker1973 on Twitter)
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