Read Mark Boslough’s blog on the Jupiter impact

Posted by David Eicher
on Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Credit: CBS News
As many of you know, a small solar system body impacted Jupiter once again, this time on March 17, 2016, St. Patrick’s Day. Austrian amateur astronomer Gerrit Kernbauer was the first to observe the impact scar. I encourage you to read Mark Boslough’s blog on the Asteroid Day website.

Boslough is chair of the Asteroid Day Expert Panel, and a physicist and authority on impacts at Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico.

You can also read an interview with the discoverer.

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