Jupiter Hit By Astroid – Could we be next?

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Jupiter hit by an astroid or a comet according to one ameture photographers footage.

It begs the question… could the same thing happen to earth?  Check out the video. It is quite amazing. And to know that this was not the first time. Jupiter took a hit before in 1994 and that damage is still visible.

Amazing what is out there. And I can’t even seem to make a lasting effect on where my dog should take a crap

 

Jupiter Just Got Hit by a Comet or Asteroid … Again (Video)“The seeing was not the best, so I hesitated to process the videos,” he wrote in his video description. “Nevertheless, 10 days later I looked through the videos and I found this strange light spot space.comthat appeared for less than one second on the edge of the planetary disc. Thinking back to Shoemaker-Levy 9, my only explanation for this is an asteroid or comet that enters Jupiter’s high atmosphere and burned up/explode very fast [sic].”

It’s not yet clear what hit Jupiter, but the impact was also captured by at least one other amateur astronomer — Gerrit Kernbauer of Mödling, Austria — according to Bad Astronomy’s Phil Plait, who posted Kernbauer’s YouTube video of the impact. According to Plait, the impact occurred at 00:18 GMT, or just after midnight, on March 17. Click here to read the full story space.com

 

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