The Planet Jupiter

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IN the bright zone south of the south equatorial belt may now be seen a strange and beautiful feature like a flame—red elliptical cloud surrounded by a brilliant white aureole. I first observed it near midnight on the 14th inst., when approaching the middle of its apparent course across the disk.

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BIRMINGHAM, J. The Planet Jupiter. Nature 20, 403 (1879) doi:10.1038/020403a0

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