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A full-globe map of the "hot Jupiter" planet HD 189733b. The map reveals a "hot
spot" that is offset from the substellar point (high noon) by about 30 degrees. The
offset may indicate jet stream winds of up to 6,000 mph.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Heather Knutson (CfA)
01/14/09

 



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