22 August 2010, 17:10

Asteroid impact on Jupiter

Asteroid impact on Jupiter

An amateur astronomer in Japan has observed a cosmic impact of Jupiter. He successfully photographed a flash which lasted almost two seconds.   The National Observatory believes Mr Masayuki Tatikawa watched the crash of an asteroid or a comet about a kilometre across.  

An amateur astronomer in Japan has observed a cosmic impact of Jupiter. He successfully photographed a flash which lasted almost two seconds.

 

The National Observatory believes Mr Masayuki Tatikawa watched the crash of an asteroid or a comet about a kilometre across. 
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