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Optical flash on Jupiter captured by Masayuki Tachikawa, Japan

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Optical flash on Jupiter captured at 18h22m12s (+/- 1 minute) on August 20 (UT). The video was taken by an amateur astronomer, Mr. Masayuki Tachikawa in Kumamoto city, using a Philips Toucam Pro2 attached to the telescope, Takahashi TAO-150 f1100mm with teleview power mate X5. Further information here and here.

Masayuki Tachikawa

Original image data dated on or about August 20, 2010.

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