Hubble Observes the Impact on Jupiter
July 24, 2009 4 Comments
The Hubble Space Telescope was used to take the sharpest images yet of the recent comet/asteroid impact on Jupiter. Hubble had been “offline” for engineering and calibration since it was upgraded by Shuttle astronauts back in May. Thanks to the quick work by the folks at the Space Telescope Science Institute, Hubble was able to available to observe this rare event.