Something Just Smacked Jupiter and Here’s the Photo to Prove It | Space

An amateur astronomer caught a photograph of what appears to be an asteroid slamming into Jupiter.

 

A photograph captured by amateur astronomer Ethan Chappel appears to show an asteroid slamming into the gas giant Jupiter on Wednesday (Aug. 7). So far, astronomers are still waiting to see whether anyone else spotted the sudden flash, which was located over the planet’s South Equatorial Belt.

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