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Hubble Images Suggest Rogue Asteroid Smacked Jupiter

NASA image release June 3, 2010

 

These NASA Hubble Space Telescope snapshots reveal an impact scar on Jupiter fading from view over several months between July 2009 and November 2009.

 

To see a detail of the impact go to: www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc/4667118894

 

Credit: NASA, ESA, M. Wong, H. Hammel, I. de Pater, and the Jupiter Impact Team

 

To learn more go to: www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/jupiter-strike....

 

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is home to the nation's largest organization of combined scientists, engineers and technologists that build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study the Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the universe.

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Taken on May 27, 2010