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#1 Appreciate

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Posted 10 March 2003 - 01:25 AM

An article about how Jupiter's stripes developed can be found here.

I thought this was pretty interesting.....

Kathy :)

Edited to add, and some of the ACTUAL pictures can be found here.

Edited by Appreciate, 10 March 2003 - 03:29 AM.

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Posted 10 March 2003 - 01:36 AM

Well, learn something new every day.

Thanks Kathy!

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Posted 10 March 2003 - 02:01 AM

interesting, thanks :)
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Posted 10 March 2003 - 02:06 AM

Wow! That's neat, I love this stuff. :wideeyed:
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Posted 10 March 2003 - 02:50 AM

The article doesn't seem to include any of the actual pictures.  Could somebody find a link to them, so that the thread title won't be so misleading?
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#6 Appreciate

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Posted 10 March 2003 - 03:23 AM

Christopher, LOL!!!

I edited the title and my first post BOTH...sorry!


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Posted 10 March 2003 - 05:23 AM

Hrm.... fascinating. ;)
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Posted 10 March 2003 - 06:14 AM

nice story I have a question about the impace from the comet years ago are they seeing any lingering effects of the impacts?
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Posted 10 March 2003 - 04:22 PM

Ah, the glory of watching Shoemaker-Levy 9 plow into Jupiter...absolutely beautiful...

Images of the Impacts

Tried googling for some info on what impact the inpact of Shoemaker Levy 9 had on Jupiter..I am not the best googler, could not find anything.
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Posted 10 March 2003 - 11:46 PM

Some pics


and some good stuff here:


both of those links come from this version of the same story, this one from Science Daily:

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Posted 11 March 2003 - 12:50 AM

Thanks, Kathy.

I was still scratching my head at the Times article (obviously cribbed from the NASA News), waiting for the punch line - unfortunately, they stopped too soon. Thank goodness the NASA News went on to explain that the debris is from micrometeroid impacts. :D :p
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