Storms on Jupiter Throw up Ammonia From Deep Inside Its Atmosphere

New techniques are allowing astronomers to look deeper into Jupiter’s atmosphere than ever before

ALMA / ESO / NAOJ / NRAO / I. de Pater et al / AUI / NSF / S. Dagnello

Jupiter is famous for its epic storms and beautiful cloud formations which give it is distinctive striped appearance. However, these clouds make it difficult for astronomers to see what lies in the atmosphere beneath. Now, a team of astronomers has peered deep into the planet’s atmosphere.

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