In the video shot by a member of the Société Lorraine d’Astronomie, a white dot can be seen suddenly appearing on the disk of the planet Jupiter. So astronomers realized that they had immortalized the impact of a large object in the atmosphere, most likely an asteroid or a comet. The impact occurred when it was 00:39 in Italy on 14 September.
September 15, 2021 – Updated September 16, 2021, 1:49 pm
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