Hubble Telescope Image of the "String of Pearls Comet

Hubble Space Telescope provided a detailed look at the comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 before it smashed into Jupiter.

Credit:

Dr. H. A. Weaver and Mr. T. E. Smith, STScI NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9322b
Type:Observation
Release date:18 October 1993, 05:00
Size:1166 x 1114 px

About the Object

Name:Shoemaker-Levy 9
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC1

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