Jupiter Impact on June 3 2010


Anthony Wesley


At approximately 20:31:29 utc on the morning on June 3 a large fireball was 
imaged on Jupiter by two amateur astronomers - myself (Anthony Wesley) and Chris Go from the Philippines.

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Here is a single raw frame from the video:

Here is a colour RGB image from that data set, with the fireball processed and composited into the correct location:

Link to short video (46Mb, 24 seconds):


Image of Anthony and his scope from the day of the impact. Photo taken about 7 hours after the discovery.