Mar 292016

Jupiter Got Whacked by Yet Another Asteroid/Comet!

March 17, a telescope in Austria caught this:

And as seen from Ireland:

 Posted by at 3:42 pm
  • Adam

    This is a reminder of just how vulnerable we are…

  • sferrin

    That would have made a bit of a bang on Earth.

    • TheRequimen

      Bruce Willis would have split it apart, saving Earth before it could impact.

      • publiusr

        The Jupiter Theft II
        –One less target to mine.

  • Bob

    I hope the Jovians are all right.

  • MrDakka

    naquadah asteroid

  • xvdougl

    Nice to have that giant vacuum cleaner in our solar system