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watch Jupiter rotate!

wow, this is cool. I've been watching a version of this on one of my screens while writing my current story, set in the clouds of Jupiter:

Rotating Jupiter.



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Mar. 12th, 2007 07:15 pm (UTC)
I wonder how long it took to get this. For some reason, I was under the impression that Jupiter's orbit is much slower.
He, live and learn
Mar. 13th, 2007 01:03 am (UTC)
Oh, yes; at that rotation speed, it would be as flat as a plate! A day on Jupiter is about 9 hours.
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