True colour Image of Impact Zones D and G

This true colour image of the giant planet Jupiter, by NASA and ESA's Hubble Space Telescope, reveals the impact sites of fragments 'D' and 'G' from Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9.

Credit:

H. Hammel, MIT and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9433a
Type:Observation
Release date:21 July 1994, 06:00
Size:480 x 760 px

About the Object

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

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
410 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
502 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
R
673 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

Image Formats

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