Jupiter’s Great Red Spot rises

When it was first discovered, the GRS could have easily swallowed three full Earth-sized planets within its expanse. However, Jupiter’s most iconic feature has been observed to be shrinking for decades, and now covers a region only a little larger than the disk of one Earth-sized world. The future of this grantedly still massive storm is in question, with scientists unsure as to whether the GRS is likely to stabilize, or disappear entirely.

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