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Sunday, August 11, 2019

A photograph captured by amateur astronomer Ethan Chappel appears to show an asteroid slamming into the gas giant Jupiter on Wednesday (Aug. 7). So far, astronomers are still waiting to see whether anyone else spotted the sudden flash, which was located over the planet's South Equatorial Belt.

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Can something really slam into a giant gas ball?

#1 | Posted by jpw at 2019-08-12 07:54 AM | Reply

Can something really slam into a giant gas ball?
#1 | POSTED BY JPW AT 2019-08-12 07:54 AM

"Gas giants" are planets comprised of solids highly pressurized and heated become liquified in constant clouds. Even the sun has solidity.

#2 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2019-08-12 09:40 AM | Reply

Ouch... that's gotta hurt!

#3 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-08-12 09:51 AM | Reply

It wasn't my fault!

#4 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-08-12 10:21 AM | Reply

That was a teraton impactor. All rejoice in Our Dread Lord if something like that comes at the Earth....

#5 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-08-12 11:04 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Can something really slam into a giant gas ball?

#1 | POSTED BY JPW

I was wondering the same thing.

#6 | Posted by JeffJ at 2019-08-12 05:17 PM | Reply

Can something really slam into a giant gas ball?
#1 | Posted by jpw at

My fist does it to the ------------- on the DR all the time.

#7 | Posted by truthhurts at 2019-08-12 05:23 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

Gas giants" are planets comprised of solids highly pressurized and heated become liquified in constant clouds. Even the sun has solidity.

Hmmm I knew there was solid core in there but didn't know that metallic hydrogen comprises 78% of the radius of the planet.

#8 | Posted by jpw at 2019-08-13 10:16 AM | Reply

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