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Jupiter's Great Red Spot: A monstrous storm
Size of Jupiter's Red Spot, compared to size of Earth

Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSFC

The Great Red Spot, the giant, swirling, oval-shaped feature in this close-up image of Jupiter, is a monstrous storm that is larger than Earth, shown to scale, at right. The storm has been raging for hundreds of years.