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Abundance of Water in Jupiter's Stratosphere

Caption: This shows an abundance of water in Jupiter's stratosphere. The north-south asymmetry is clearly observed. The green and red areas correspond to the highest abundances.

Credit: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cavalié et al. 2013, A&A, 553, A21

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