PIA12148: Jupiter Impact Scar
Target Name: Jupiter
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Instrument: IRTF
Product Size: 640 x 350 pixels (width x height)
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Original Caption Released with Image:

This image shows a large impact on Jupiter's south polar region captured on July 20, 2009, by NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility in Mauna Kea, Hawaii.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Infrared Telescope Facility

Image Addition Date:
2009-07-20