David Storey
Image taken:
Jul. 20, 2009
Location:
Isle of Man. Great Britain.
Details:
While imaging Jupiter, I was aware of a dark spot in the south polar region (SPR) of the planet and initially thought it was a shadow transit of one of Jupiter's moons. Having checked this, there was no shadow in the SPR so assumed a dark weather feature. Later found out from John Rogers of the BAA that it was a possible impact site previously discovered by Anthony Wesley in Australia. What a fine catch!
 
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