26 Dec 2012:
The leading and trailing edge of the planet will be like gears turning in accordance with the rotation of the planet. The leading edge eddies will be short, while the trailing edge eddies will be long and more pronounced.
30 Dec 2012:
Just as snow streams in strings of flowing ropes across the roadway, so, too, does this venturi effect occur behind the Jovian planets. In the so-called emptiness created behind the path of Jupiter, the solar winds distort this emptiness of chaos, mixing the higher stuff content of space outside the pathway of Jupiter with the new absence from directly behind the receding planet.
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