Jupiter in 2018, Report no.4


Despite Jupiter’s southerly declination, northern observers can still get very useful images.  Here are 4 sets of images in 2018 May from observers in northern temperate latitudes, even up to Scotland.

Features of interest include:

–The S. Tropical Disturbance looks likely to complete it passage past the GRS soon, and has not re-formed on the p. side.

–Two anticyclonic white ovals in the S2 domain (S2-AWOs) are converging, as pointed out by Chinese observer Zong Haiyang. (They are arrowed in the last image set.)  They could merge in the coming days or weeks: please observe!

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