Something Big hit Jupiter
Something big Hit Jupiter's Atmosphere and it was quite big to see in a such a huge planet. This Comet that hit Jupiter was broke into pieces while entering Jupiter's gravitational pull. The size of the comet is not estimated yet. This event happened on March 29 2016 6:13 ET. Scientists have been surprised of how large this impact was. This Event was captured from a backyard skywatchers at the right time to see the Impact.
This video shows you some facts about the asteroid or comet that hit Jupiter. You might learn a little more from this video, so I recommend you to watch it.
The Small Spot of the Impact looks more bigger than Earth is. This small tiny blip to Jupiter made a huge dark spot.
Here is one of Jupiter's biggest Moon Io (EYE-ow) this moon is a whitish-yellowish color with a lot of black holes everywhere, these dark colored spots can be a long time history Impact that may caused these spots. This moon is the second largest Moon of Jupiter, after Ganymede, it is the third in the Solar System. This Moon lies very close to Jupiter
More than 60 Moons!
The planet Jupiter, has more than 60 Moons. The four largest Moons were found by a famous Italian Astronomer, found these four Moons. They were named Io, Europa, Callisto, and Ganymede.
NASA's mission to Jupiter
NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter will unlock secrets hiding in Jupiter, Juno space Probe will Orbit Jupiter for about a year. The Spacecraft was launched from Cape Canalevar Air Force Station on August 5, 2011. Juno mission is to measure Jupiter's composition, gravity field, magnetic field, and polar magnetosphere.
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