Jupiter Collision! Impact Burst Captured By Amateur Astronomer | Video

John McKeon captured an impact on the gas giant on March 17th, 2016 (00:18:45 UT). The video was snapped using an  an 11" SCT with an ASI120mm camera and Ir-pass 742nm filter. It was most likely an asteroid or comet colliding with Jupiter. (Full Story)

(Time-lapse of processed images leading to impact by John McKeon)

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credit : John McKeon / Edited by Space.com
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