G Impact Site

These images of Jupiter, by NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, reveal the impact sites of fragments 'D' and 'G' from Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. The upper right corners of each image points north, showing the impact sites located in Jupiter's southern hemisphere at a latitude of 44 degrees.

Credit:

H. Hammel, MIT and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9432a
Type:Collage
Release date:20 July 1994, 06:00
Size:720 x 486 px

About the Object

Name:Jupiter, Shoemaker-Levy 9
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface : Impact
• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Infrared
Near-IR
989 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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