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.

Impact[edit]

Event Date (UTC) Rough original
size (meters)
Latitude (°) Longitude (°)
Mar 2016 event 2016/03/17 00:18:33 15 +4  ?
Sep 2012 event[2] 2012/09/10 11:35:00 30 +2 345
Aug 2010 event[2] 2010/08/20 18:22:12 10 +11  ?
Jun 2010 Jupiter impact event 2010/06/03 20:31:20 12 -16.1 342.7
Jul 2009 Jupiter impact event 2009/07/19 13:30 300 -57 305
Jul 1994 Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 1994/07/16-22 1800 -65  ?

Spacecraft entry[edit]

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

Spacecraft orbit[edit]

Spacecraft flybys[edit]

References[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