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A NEW! Impact on Jupiter

On the same day as a team of astronomers released new Hubble Space Telescope images of last year's Jupiter impact, the original discoverer of the 2009 impact scar, Anthony Wesley, reported on an amateur astronomy forum that he had observed a new impact on Jupiter.

Moon Zoo is ready for you

I'm delighted to point you to a citizen science project for wannabe space geologists like me: Moon Zoo.

What about the non-imaging data from spacecraft?

Data from all science instruments on all of NASA's and ESA's space missions, not just cameras, is archived in the Planetary Data System and Planetary Science Archive, and almost all of that data is available online.

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