July 6th, 2007

Jupiter

Astro-image of the day: Jupiter's clouds changing fast

Jupiter has such dramatic weather. Take this, for instance:

Click the image to see the story.

Now imagine what flying through those clouds must be like: winds whipping past hundreds of miles per hour, and where each belt and zone meets another, the winds are moving in opposite directions. The story I wrote for Visual Journeys about Jupiter didn't need much drama beyond the natural environment.

Workshop is complete, now I'm off to the Campbell Conference!

Best,
Chris