Jupiter's New Craters
Name: joy m mcclain
Date: 1993 - 1999
Hi, I teach computers in Pal, IL. This is my first logon.
My question is - How many craters did the comet create on
Jupiter and what were their respective sizes?
Actually, the surface of Jupiter that we can see is really
Jupiter's atmosphere - all sorts of clouds and things. The comet never reached
Jupiter's solid surface (if it has one), so the effect was sort of the same as a
big rock landing in a lake of water. The effect of the comet was mostly
temporary ripples and splashes and other fun rearrangements of Jupiter's clouds, but no craters.
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