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Jupiter's Great Red Spot was first discovered in 1664 by former Gresham Professor Robert Hooke, but thanks to images captured by the Voyager space probe, it has attained a new popularity in the twentieth-century. Professor Hide outlines its importance for both astronomers and meteorologists.

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This event was on Tue, 24 Mar 1987


Professor Raymond Hide CBE FRS

Professor of Astronomy

Professor Hide was the Gresham Professor of Astronomy from 1984 to 1990. He was formerly Professor of Physics at the University of Oxford.

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