Understanding Jupiter’s Dynamic Atmosphere with Hubble and Webb

Rebecca Jean T.
6 min readFeb 27, 2024

If there is one thing Jupiter is famous for, it’s the intense, giant storms that rage on in its atmosphere. These turbulent conditions produce beautiful colored cloud layers and can reveal how weather patterns on the gas giant function. Recently, new images and data produced by the James Webb Space Telescope and Hubble Space Telescope have found more features in Jupiter’s atmosphere, including a high-speed jet stream sitting above Jupiter’s main cloud decks.

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Rebecca Jean T.

Published author on NASA’s Radio Jove project. Researching science topics to deliver to you in bite-sized stories.