The String of Pearls

This is the famous 'String of Pearls' image, where all the fragments of Shoemaker-Levy 9 is visible.

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About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9421b
Type:Observation
Release date:18 May 1994, 06:00
Size:1548 x 600 px

About the Object

Name:Shoemaker-Levy 9
Type:Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
Category:Solar System

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