Wednesday, September 12, 2012

A Giant explosion in Jupiter’s upper atmosphere on 10th September


A Giant Explosion was captured on 10th morning at in the upper atmosphere of Jupiter. According to Dan Peterson Racine, the Astronomer who spotted the explosion, it is most likely the result of an asteroid or may be a comet hitting Jupiter and the flash from the collision lasted about 2 seconds.
Slooh Space Camera will be taking a look at the impact of the collision and also clearing things about what actually happened. This might not sound like an important news to us, but this will help researchers examine the impact of such collisions and be ready for something coming close to Earth.

via: slooh.com


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