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2003-Jul-08, 10:08 PM
SUMMARY: A new image taken by the Chandra X-Ray Telescope shows puzzling, pulsating hotspots at Jupiter's north and south poles. So far, scientists have no explanation for what could be causing these X-rays; although, they do coincide with other phenomena seen on the planet, including auroras; like those at the Earth's poles.

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2005-Oct-25, 08:55 AM
Well, when we finally land on Jupiter I guess we can enjoy a spectacular light-show! ;) :)