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Jupiter on June 7, 2010
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Hubble trained its Wide Field and Planetary Camera 3 on Jupiter on June 7, 2010 to search for any mark from the impact flash observed there by amateur astronomers on June 3. Hubble saw no mark, but the image also afforded an occasion to photograph Jupiter's newly whitened South Equatorial Belt.
NASA, ESA, M. Wong (Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Md.), H. B. Hammel (Space Science Institute, Boulder, Colo.), and the Jupiter Impact Team
Original image data dated on or about June 7, 2010
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