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Equatorial Zone

EZ, Zone on Jupiter

Feature onJupiter
Feature typeWeather pattern
Jovian coordinatesApproximately 7° N to 7° S
Bounding featuresNorth Equatorial Belt, South Equatorial Belt
Interior featuresEquatorial Band

The equatorial regions of the planet Jupiter, between the North and South Equatorial Belts. Jupiter's cloudtops are distinctly paler in this region, except for a darker area, the Equatorial Band, that emerges periodically to run through the southern parts of the Zone.


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