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2009-Jul-24, 09:10 PM
Are you ready to stay up a little late and see if you can catch the new dark spot on Jupiter from what could have either been an asteroid or comet impact? It happened somewhere between July 17th and 19th and the scar is still fresh and visible. However, there is just a [...]

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2009-Jul-25, 11:52 PM
I saw the impact site Wed. night at the Table Mtn. Star Party through my 10" dob at 70 and 125X. Looked very similar to a lunar transit, but all 4 Galilean moons were visible on either side of Jupiter. Very cool!