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Mystery Spot on Jupiter Baffles Astronomers

  1. Oct 24, 2003 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/jupiter_dark_spot_031023.html
     
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  3. Oct 24, 2003 #2
    Very interesting!

    Some years ago while watching the Levi Shoemaker comet slamming into jupiter I stated on the 'old PF forum boards' that there would be a possible 'reaction' inside the lower atmosphere/deep core, that would eventually surface at a later date.

    New Chemicals deposited by a newly arriving body, with the energy deposited in such an impact would add some new reactants that would evolve in time.

    Heard it here first :wink:
     
  4. Oct 24, 2003 #3
    Re: Re: Mystery Spot on Jupiter Baffles Astronomers

    Forgot to add..LOCATION..LOCATION!
     
  5. Oct 24, 2003 #4

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    Must be them evil aliens, in hiding, preparing their attack !
     
  6. Oct 24, 2003 #5

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    It's full of stars...:wink:

    Too bad we just ditched the Galileo spacecraft! That would have provided great pictures.

    Hmm...
     
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2003
  7. Oct 24, 2003 #6
    Looks like the people who said NASA was going to blow up Jupiter were right :wink:. Seriously though, this is intriguing.
     
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