Click the image to see the story about Jupiter's close approach.
Jupiter: god of the planets, banded by atmospheric streamers whipping the cloud-tops at hundreds of miles per hour in opposite directions, resulting in amazing storms - including the famous Great Red Spot and now the Little Red Spot as seen in this photo:
Click the image to see the story about the Little Red Spot.
We'll not be as close to this mighty planet until 2022, so get out there and look for it! If it stops storming sometime over the next few days, I'm thinking of doing an astronomy camp-out and spending some quality time with my favorite planet.