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Jupiter just got slammed by something so big we saw it from Earth

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I ain't no part of we.
 

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just a little early for the Perseids.
 

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If it was that bright colliding w/ Jupiter I'm glad Jupiter was there to collect it and prevent it from getting to Earth at any point in the future.
That big on our monster planet would have been a life killer on Earth.
It would then be the world of the cockroach. JMHO
 

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Sometimes after something collides with Jupiter a dark spot will from and persist for some time. I wonder if this one was large enough to cause that. Most notably this happened in 1994 when comet Schumacher-Levy 9 impacted Jupiter.
 

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just a little early for the Perseids.
The Perseids are already active (I often encourage people to look before and after peak night of the Perseids, this year the bright moon will make peak night tough to observe). However, that's here on Earth. I am not sure where Jupiter is relative to the path of debris.

Regular meteor showers occur when Earth moves through the debris stream (often left over by old comets), so I wouldn't expect meteor showers on Earth to coincide with meteor showers on other planets very often. Just letting you know. :beer:
 

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They think it is a bolide, and the disturbance will not remain as long as SL-9.
 

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Yeah, but at times I gotta think I'll feel sorry for 'them' because they got stuck meeting us
 

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Or it's the Jupiterians doing a n-test in hte upper atmosphere. :martian::spaceship:
 

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those are just chem trails but if you hyperventilate then hold your breath for as long as you can, you'll pass out, that's when i met my first alien
 

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Wow. That would have definitely killed most life on Earth.
 

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Gee I wish it had hit Washington DC.....
 

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It's just a planet pimple.
 

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That white dot is pretty much the size of earth...
Where we are heading anyhow. They make life so miserable people will welcome a just end where everyone gets it at the same time.
Now I see millenials are depressed because their 1500 "friends" on fb are not real or simply don't care. They have no friends just digital fake news friends. They will wake up but it will take a while.
 

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There is a description by that Cornell guy (can't think of his name) with the "billions and billions of stars" program regarding a neato way to picture Earth's size to Jupiter:

"If you peeled the Earth like an orange and placed the peel on Jupiter, it would be about the same as India on Earth in comparison."

He be right. Lookit that pic.
 

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There is a description by that Cornell guy (can't think of his name) with the "billions and billions of stars" program regarding a neato way to picture Earth's size to Jupiter:

"If you peeled the Earth like an orange and placed the peel on Jupiter, it would be about the same as India on Earth in comparison."

He be right. Lookit that pic.
That would be Carl Saygunnnnnnnnnnnnnn.
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That would be Carl Saygunnnnnnnnnnnnnn.
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Isn't he deceased?

Probably cruising the cosmos, looking for a restroom...