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News Release 207 of 964

June 3, 2010 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2010-16

Hubble Images Suggest Rogue Asteroid Smacked Jupiter

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Image: Jupiter, Hubble WFC3: November 3, 2009

Jupiter, Hubble WFC3: November 3, 2009

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Object Name: Jupiter

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, M. Wong (University of California, Berkeley), H.B. Hammel (Space Science Institute, Boulder, Colo.), I. de Pater (University of California, Berkeley), and the Jupiter Impact Team

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Montage Image: Jupiter Impact Scar is Going, Going, Gone Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration/Annotated Jupiter Impact Scar is Going, Going, GonePRC2010-16 HST WFC3 Image of Jupiter: July 23, 2009 Image Type: Astronomical HST WFC3 Image of Jupiter: July 23, 2009 Jupiter, Hubble WFC3: July 23, 2009 Image Type: Astronomical Jupiter, Hubble WFC3: July 23, 2009 Jupiter, Hubble WFC3: August 3, 2009 Image Type: Astronomical Jupiter, Hubble WFC3: August 3, 2009 Jupiter, Hubble WFC3: August 8, 2009 Image Type: Astronomical Jupiter, Hubble WFC3: August 8, 2009 Jupiter, Hubble WFC3: September 23, 2009 Image Type: Astronomical Jupiter, Hubble WFC3: September 23, 2009

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