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Big Mystery: Jupiter Loses a Stripe

In a development that has transformed the appearance of the solar system's largest planet, one of Jupiter's two main cloud belts has completely disappeared.

"This is a big event," says planetary scientist Glenn Orton of NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. "We're monitoring the situation closely and do not yet fully understand what's going on."


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A picture of Jupiters "eye" formerly located in the brown, now white stripe


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http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2010/20may_loststripe/


Added: May-20-2010 
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