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Old 09-12-2012, 12:26 AM
 
Location: Wasilla, Alaska
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It would appear that another large object slammed into Jupiter on Monday. Captured by an amateur astronomer, the flash lasts about two seconds.

Jupiter Impact Video | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

This makes makes the third large impact in the last four years.

PHOTO: Jupiter Impact Creates Earth-Size Blemish
Bright Fireball Slams Into Jupiter
Jupiter Explosion Spotted by Amateur Astronomers

These are only the impacts we were lucky enough to photograph. Consider all the impacts that have occurred when we are not looking.
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Old 09-12-2012, 01:04 AM
 
Location: Wasilla, Alaska
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Duplicate thread. DELETE ME!
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Old 09-12-2012, 12:19 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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Explosive Impact at Jupiter Spotted by Amateur Astronomers: Scientific American
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Old 09-16-2012, 07:52 PM
 
Location: Texas
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More on what would happen if an earth-sized object hit Jupiter.
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