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Heat Map of Jupiter Impact

Gemini Observatory/AURA/UC Berkeley/SSI/ JPL-Caltech2011-01-26

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This infrared image, showing thermal radiation at a wavelength of 9.7 microns, was obtained by the Gemini North Telescope in Hawaii. The bright white and yellow features at bottom are the aftermath of an impactor hitting Jupiter on July 19, 2009.

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  • Title: Heat Map of Jupiter Impact
  • Creator: Gemini Observatory/AURA/UC Berkeley/SSI/ JPL-Caltech
  • Date Created: 2011-01-26
  • Rights: JPL

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