List of Jupiter events

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Hubble image of the scar taken on 23 July 2009 during the 2009 Jupiter impact event, showing a blemish of about 8,000 kilometres long.[1]

In recorded history, the planet Jupiter has experienced impact events and has been probed and photographed by several spacecraft.


Spacecraft entry[edit]

  • Galileo spacecraft entry - September 21, 2003
  • Galileo Probe entry - December 7, 1995

Spacecraft orbit[edit]

Spacecraft flybys[edit]


  1. ^ Dennis Overbye (24 July 2009). "Hubble Takes Snapshot of Jupiter’s ‘Black Eye’". New York Times. Retrieved 6 June 2010. 
  2. ^ a b A Fresh Impact on Jupiter