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Quick!! Another Jupiter Flash!!

22 Aug 2010, 22:37 UTC
Quick!! Another Jupiter Flash!!
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Masayuki Tachikawa was observing Jupiter early on the morning of August
21st (18:22 Universal Time on the 20th), when his video camera captured
a 1-second-long flash on the planet's disk. The location was along the
northern edge of Jupiter's North Equatorial Belt, roughly at 17° north
and System II longitude 140°.

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