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Jupiter Impact 2009
Stu
post Jul 19 2009, 08:13 PM
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Very interesting observation of a dark mark on Jupiter... it's starting to ripple out across Twitter...

http://www.irishastronomy.org/cms/forum?fu...;id=79644#79647

More info: http://www.acquerra.com.au/astro/ObsReport...ter-impact.html


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stevesliva
post Jul 20 2009, 11:38 PM
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Just name the deceased impactor after him. wink.gif Heck, if they do find it in old images... would they?
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- Stu   Jupiter Impact 2009   Jul 19 2009, 08:13 PM
- - ugordan   Precisely 15 years after Shoemaker-Levy 9 barrage....   Jul 19 2009, 08:23 PM
|- - SFJCody   QUOTE (ugordan @ Jul 19 2009, 09:23 PM) I...   Jul 19 2009, 08:36 PM
- - dvandorn   I daresay it wasn't a cometary impact, as a co...   Jul 19 2009, 08:26 PM
- - Floyd   Now picked up by astronomy.   Jul 19 2009, 08:48 PM
- - tasp   Maybe we are getting another Venus ??   Jul 19 2009, 09:48 PM
- - nprev   Interesting! It does look quite a bit like one...   Jul 19 2009, 09:59 PM
- - volcanopele   Very cool. Given how much Jupiter eats comets and...   Jul 19 2009, 11:06 PM
|- - john_s   I started my own topic, but then nprev pointed out...   Jul 20 2009, 02:42 AM
|- - nprev   QUOTE (john_s @ Jul 19 2009, 06:42 PM) .....   Jul 20 2009, 03:02 AM
|- - tedstryk   They have already done one science observation (a ...   Jul 20 2009, 04:57 AM
- - volcanopele   No problem. This topic belongs in the Telescope O...   Jul 20 2009, 02:50 AM
- - Sunspot   QUOTE (Stu @ Jul 19 2009, 09:13 PM) Very ...   Jul 20 2009, 07:38 AM
- - Stu   Universe Today... Bad Astronomer... sites like tha...   Jul 20 2009, 07:52 AM
- - djellison   I'm wondering if the fact that Hubble is still...   Jul 20 2009, 08:15 AM
|- - SFJCody   I think the forum might enjoy this, one of my favo...   Jul 20 2009, 08:19 AM
- - Stu   Some more pix here... http://jupiter.samba.org/ju...   Jul 20 2009, 08:32 AM
- - volcanopele   Yeah, some of those other images have really convi...   Jul 20 2009, 09:02 AM
|- - 4th rock from the sun   Hi, A nice place to check for updated daily plane...   Jul 20 2009, 09:14 AM
|- - Stu   QUOTE (4th rock from the sun @ Jul 20 2009, 1...   Jul 20 2009, 10:00 AM
|- - 4th rock from the sun   Yes, the ALPO Japan Planetary Section it's ful...   Jul 20 2009, 10:23 AM
- - Sunspot   I've often wondered why we see so few planetar...   Jul 20 2009, 10:20 AM
- - Stu   From Twitter: "Glenn Orton from JPL is imagin...   Jul 20 2009, 11:51 AM
- - Sunspot   can you give me the link the the twitter sites you...   Jul 20 2009, 12:40 PM
- - Hungry4info   Die! Die! Watch them die! QUOTE (...   Jul 20 2009, 12:44 PM
- - ElkGroveDan   Too bad it wasn't Saturn.   Jul 20 2009, 07:58 PM
- - Decepticon   RE: Jupiter Impact 2009   Jul 20 2009, 08:08 PM
- - Phil Stooke   EGD: "Too bad it wasn't Saturn. " ...   Jul 20 2009, 08:19 PM
- - Stu   Interesting Twitter site to follow re this story.....   Jul 20 2009, 08:26 PM
|- - ugordan   Would we be able to measure the temperatue and cro...   Jul 20 2009, 08:40 PM
||- - tedstryk   Yes, but Cassini would undoubtedly serendipitously...   Jul 20 2009, 08:59 PM
|||- - ugordan   QUOTE (tedstryk @ Jul 20 2009, 10:59 PM) ...   Jul 20 2009, 09:08 PM
||- - PFK   QUOTE (ugordan @ Jul 20 2009, 09:40 PM) 1...   Jul 23 2009, 11:33 AM
||- - tedstryk   http://archive.stsci.edu/proposal_search.p...st...   Jul 24 2009, 12:11 AM
||- - Sunspot   QUOTE (tedstryk @ Jul 24 2009, 01:11 AM) ...   Jul 24 2009, 07:17 AM
|- - Sunspot   QUOTE (Stu @ Jul 20 2009, 09:26 PM) Inter...   Jul 20 2009, 10:59 PM
- - nprev   Re Saturn vs. Jupiter impacts: Another thing to re...   Jul 20 2009, 09:35 PM
- - Floyd   JPL new release In part: Scientists have found ev...   Jul 20 2009, 11:10 PM
|- - ugordan   It would have been nice if they actually mentioned...   Jul 20 2009, 11:20 PM
|- - Sunspot   QUOTE (ugordan @ Jul 21 2009, 12:20 AM) I...   Jul 20 2009, 11:24 PM
|- - tedstryk   It may be that the public relations office nazis a...   Jul 20 2009, 11:32 PM
|- - ugordan   Someone should email them about that, to be honest...   Jul 20 2009, 11:32 PM
|- - ynyralmaen   QUOTE (ugordan @ Jul 21 2009, 12:32 AM) W...   Jul 21 2009, 06:33 AM
- - volcanopele   http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA12148   Jul 20 2009, 11:16 PM
- - nprev   Agreed. Again, I find it hard to even describe...   Jul 20 2009, 11:31 PM
- - Sunspot   There is contact info at the bottom of the press r...   Jul 20 2009, 11:32 PM
- - Floyd   I just e-mailed her   Jul 20 2009, 11:34 PM
- - nprev   Thanks, Sunspot. I just left her a very polite voi...   Jul 20 2009, 11:37 PM
- - stevesliva   Just name the deceased impactor after him. Heck,...   Jul 20 2009, 11:38 PM
|- - nprev   QUOTE (stevesliva @ Jul 20 2009, 04:38 PM...   Jul 20 2009, 11:43 PM
- - Sunspot   http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn1749...rom-i...   Jul 20 2009, 11:41 PM
|- - ugordan   Wow, the Keck image really shows some interesting ...   Jul 20 2009, 11:47 PM
|- - john_s   QUOTE (ugordan @ Jul 20 2009, 11:47 PM) W...   Jul 21 2009, 02:23 AM
- - nprev   Yes, it does indeed, Gordan! VERY interesting...   Jul 20 2009, 11:54 PM
- - Floyd   Just received the following: Hi Floyd, We were ru...   Jul 21 2009, 12:03 AM
- - nprev   Well done, Floyd!!!!!   Jul 21 2009, 12:04 AM
- - rogelio   Why not honor the discoverer by referring to this ...   Jul 21 2009, 12:42 AM
- - nprev   Problem is that it's extremely transient, Roge...   Jul 21 2009, 12:47 AM
- - nprev   Hmm. I see what you mean, John. If this is the cau...   Jul 21 2009, 03:18 AM
- - Pertinax   Saw a mention of this on SpaceWeather this morning...   Jul 21 2009, 03:58 AM
- - dtolman   This has been picked up on the NY Times breaking n...   Jul 21 2009, 03:21 PM
|- - SFJCody   QUOTE (dtolman @ Jul 21 2009, 04:21 PM) F...   Jul 21 2009, 03:59 PM
|- - imipak   QUOTE (dtolman @ Jul 21 2009, 04:21 PM) ....   Jul 21 2009, 08:03 PM
- - volcanopele   Obviously, the quick comment that can be answered ...   Jul 21 2009, 08:39 PM
|- - SFJCody   Interestingly, there was a paper published in 1997...   Jul 21 2009, 09:25 PM
|- - tedstryk   QUOTE (SFJCody @ Jul 21 2009, 09:25 PM) I...   Jul 21 2009, 09:39 PM
- - Mongo   Will it be possible to determine the bulk nature o...   Jul 21 2009, 09:23 PM
- - volcanopele   Wasn't that based on two data points, Shoemake...   Jul 21 2009, 09:38 PM
|- - SFJCody   QUOTE (volcanopele @ Jul 21 2009, 10:38 P...   Jul 21 2009, 09:51 PM
- - Juramike   Here's a paper putting the impact rate of 2 km...   Jul 21 2009, 11:43 PM
|- - 4th rock from the sun   QUOTE (Juramike @ Jul 22 2009, 12:43 AM) ...   Jul 22 2009, 09:19 AM
|- - Juramike   QUOTE (4th rock from the sun @ Jul 22 2009, 0...   Jul 22 2009, 02:21 PM
|- - 4th rock from the sun   Regarding lesser known amateur planetary observati...   Jul 22 2009, 03:03 PM
|- - tedstryk   To be fair, given the bright background and having...   Jul 22 2009, 04:26 PM
|- - ugordan   QUOTE (tedstryk @ Jul 22 2009, 06:26 PM) ...   Jul 22 2009, 04:29 PM
- - dvandorn   It occurs to me that the most massive objects in t...   Jul 22 2009, 01:03 AM
- - djellison   Two points - one is the "Friend or Foe" ...   Jul 22 2009, 07:30 AM
|- - nprev   QUOTE (djellison @ Jul 22 2009, 12:30 AM)...   Jul 22 2009, 12:29 PM
- - Sunspot   Hubble will be observing the spot in the next coup...   Jul 22 2009, 08:25 AM
- - djellison   Also shows how damn good the amateurs have got usi...   Jul 22 2009, 09:03 AM
- - nprev   Is that a restricted-access page, Ted? I get nothi...   Jul 24 2009, 12:32 AM
|- - tedstryk   It did that for me on the first few tries. BTW, G...   Jul 24 2009, 12:45 AM
- - Hungry4info   Definitely looking forward to this first example o...   Jul 24 2009, 11:26 AM
|- - Sunspot   QUOTE (Hungry4info @ Jul 24 2009, 12:26 P...   Jul 24 2009, 12:12 PM
|- - tedstryk   They repaired the ACS HRC, but it is much more com...   Jul 24 2009, 01:45 PM
|- - Hungry4info   QUOTE (tedstryk @ Jul 24 2009, 07:45 AM) ...   Jul 24 2009, 02:11 PM
|- - tedstryk   OK, I see that now, I didn't realize the HRC h...   Jul 24 2009, 02:42 PM
- - nprev   Good SpaceflightNow article re yesterday's Hub...   Jul 24 2009, 05:07 PM
- - stevesliva   Yup! http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/...   Jul 24 2009, 07:10 PM
- - nprev   YESSSSS!!! Wow. Obviously these are...   Jul 24 2009, 07:22 PM
- - PDP8E   Man, I love the Hubble! That picture is incred...   Jul 24 2009, 07:34 PM
- - lyford   Sweet Fancy Moses!!!!!   Jul 24 2009, 07:40 PM
|- - ugordan   Also, Surprise Collision on Jupiter Captured by Ge...   Jul 24 2009, 09:05 PM
- - ElkGroveDan   That downrange disturbance almost looks like the m...   Jul 24 2009, 10:26 PM
- - nprev   You know, if we keep seeing these things happen on...   Jul 24 2009, 10:33 PM
|- - Stu   QUOTE (nprev @ Jul 24 2009, 11:33 PM) we...   Jul 24 2009, 11:30 PM
- - Sunspot   I sharpened the BW image slightly... this new came...   Jul 24 2009, 10:52 PM
- - nprev   Just don't put ME in charge of that...doubt th...   Jul 24 2009, 11:57 PM
- - dvandorn   I think in the case of impacts onto gas giants, th...   Jul 25 2009, 12:27 AM
- - nprev   Yeah, I was thinking about "astrobleme" ...   Jul 25 2009, 12:44 AM
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