Jupiter Rising

Sep 07, 2009 on BBC FOUR at 10:00 PM


In July 2009, a mysterious large object crashed into Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, leaving behind a scar in the gas cloud the size of the Earth. Sir Patrick Moore examines this new feature with Jupiter experts John Rogers and David... (more) Rothery. Imaging experts Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel compete to capture the best images of the gas giant, while Chris Lintott has this month's news notes.

Previous episode

Coronae of the Sun
Season 2009 Episode 8

Aug 03, 2009

Next episode

The Great Observatories
Season 2009 Episode 10

Oct 05, 2009

Guest stars

John Rogers, David Rothery