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Jupiter just got smacked by a space rock and an amateur astronomer caught it on camera – Space.com

The giant planet gets pummeled on a fairly regular basis.

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Jupiter
got whacked again.
Brazilian observer José Luis Pereira captured a bright flash on the solar system’s largest planet Monday night (Sept. 13), memorializing the fiery death of a space rock high in the Jovian atmosphere
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“I am an assiduous planetary…

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