Jupiter has been struck again by either a big rock or a large chunk of ice.

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Message 1282757 - Posted: 12 Sep 2012, 5:44:08 UTC

An amature astronomer first noticed the impact early Monday morning. Four large impacts in twenty years. Ours may not be that far off and I sure hope by then we can do more than putting our heads between our knees and kissing our behinds goodbye.


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Message 1282978 - Posted: 12 Sep 2012, 18:42:21 UTC - in response to Message 1282757.

An amature astronomer first noticed the impact early Monday morning. Four large impacts in twenty years. Ours may not be that far off and I sure hope by then we can do more than putting our heads between our knees and kissing our behinds goodbye.



Thanks Bob!

Here is the story, and a couple of video's.


Explosion on Jupiter Spotted by Amateur Astronomers

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