Another impact flash spotted on Jupiter

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An amateur astronomer has captured an impact flash on Jupiter live, the fifth time such an event has been photographed.

The first event, the multiple impacts of Comet Shoemaker-Levy in 1994, was several orders of magnitude bigger than the later ones found by amateur astronomers.


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