Small Dark Spot

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Great Dark Spot (top), Scooter (middle white cloud), and Small Dark Spot (bottom).
A high-resolution view of the Small Dark Spot

The Small Dark Spot, sometimes also called Dark Spot 2 or The Wizard's Eye, was a southern cyclonic storm on the planet Neptune.[1][2] It was the second most intense storm on the planet in 1989, when Voyager 2 flew by the planet. When the Hubble Space Telescope observed Neptune in 1994, the storm had disappeared.[3]

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  1. ^ "Historic Hurricanes". Solar System Exploration. NASA. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Small Dark Spot". NASA. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  3. ^ Nemiroff, R.; Bonnell, J., eds. (21 August 2001). "Dark Spots on Neptune". Astronomy Picture of the Day. NASA. Retrieved 9 August 2012.