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Jupiter Impact of Sept. 10, 2012

Explosion on Jupiter by George Hall: Close-Up

Explosion on Jupiter by George Hall: Close-UpCredit: George Hall/George's Astrophotography

This image shows a close-up of the bright impact flash of an asteroid or comet slamming into Jupiter on Sept. 10, 2012. The image is a still from a video recorded by amateur astronomer George Hall of Dallas, Texas.

Location of Jupiter Impact of Sept. 12, 2012

Location of Jupiter Impact of Sept. 12, 2012Credit: Pete Lawrence/DigitalSky.org.uk.

This graphic of Jupiter by UK astronomer Pete Lawrence shows the location of the Jupiter impact region from Sept. 12, 2012, as seen through an inverting astronomical telescope. The impact site is located at longitude system II 335, latitude +12..

Read more: http://www.space.com/17543-jupiter-impact-explosion-pictures-amateur-astronomers.html

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