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Astronomers Catch the Formation of a Dark Vortex on Neptune

by Ryan Whitwam

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot gets most of the attention when it comes to gas giant spots, but astronomers are particularly interested in what’s been happening on Neptune lately. After seeing several dark vortexes appear in the ice giant’s clouds over the decades, scientists have finally been able to watch one form, and it was a big one. Understanding…

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