Explosion on Jupiter Captured Amateur Astronomers

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American amateur astronomers Dan Peterson and George Hall  recorded
[ad name=”Google Adsense-3 11″] a explosion on Jupiter caused by the fall of a large meteorite. Dan Peterson watched the gas giant with the twelve-inch amateur telescope. On Monday at 11:15 GMT, he discovered explosion on Jupiter, which took about 1.5-2 seconds. Scientists estimate that it caused the fall of a meteorite with a diameter of about 10 meters. The fall of large meteorites and explosion  on Jupiter – not very rare. Until 2010, they were recorded in 2009 and 1994. NASA astronomers have not yet published their own images related to Explosion on Jupiter.

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