Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9

This image shows the "gang of four' region of Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 roughly 12 months before its impact with Jupiter.

Credit:

NASA & ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9443g
Type:Observation
Release date:29 September 1994, 05:00
Size:2820 x 924 px

About the Object

Name:Shoemaker-Levy 9
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
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Colours & filters

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Optical Hubble Space Telescope

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