Jupiter's Equatorial Plumes and Hot Spots: Spectral Mapping from Gemini/TEXES and Juno/MWR

  title={Jupiter's Equatorial Plumes and Hot Spots: Spectral Mapping from Gemini/TEXES and Juno/MWR},
  author={Leigh N. Fletcher and Glenn S. Orton and Thomas K. Greathouse and J. H. P. Rogers and Zongzhi Zhang and Fabiano A. Oyafuso and Gerald Eichst{\"a}dt and Henrik Melin and Chuangshe Li and Steven M. Levin and Scott J. Bolton and M. Janssen and Hans-Joerg Mettig and Davide Grassi and Alessandro Mura and Alberto Adriani},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
We present multi-wavelength measurements of the thermal, chemical, and cloud contrasts associated with the visibly dark formations (also known as 5-$\mu$m hot spots) and intervening bright plumes on the boundary between Jupiter's Equatorial Zone (EZ) and North Equatorial Belt (NEB). Observations made by the TEXES 5-20 $\mu$m spectrometer at the Gemini North Telescope in March 2017 reveal the upper-tropospheric properties of 12 hot spots, which are directly compared to measurements by Juno using… Expand
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