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Jupiter Scar Likely From Titanic-Sized Asteroid

Science & Tech  (tags: Jupiter, Asteroid, Atmosphere, Science, Research, NASA )

- 2704 days ago -
A hurtling asteroid about the size of the Titanic caused the scar that appeared in Jupiter's atmosphere on July 19, 2009, according to two papers published recently in the journal Icarus.

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Cindy C (125)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 12:53 pm
wow amazing and thank you for this

Justin R (0)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 1:31 pm
Extremely interesting!

Ralph F (67)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 2:35 pm
Very nice article. The sizes & energies involved are mind-boggling.

Freya H (357)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 3:00 pm
We definitely need to guard our planet from the same!

Judith C (159)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 3:52 pm
Extremely interesting.

Quanta Kiran (67)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:33 am
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