Jupiter Comet Impact

Three impact sites appear as dark smudges lined up along Jupiter's southern hemisphere, after the collision of comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9.

Credit:

NASA & ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9444b
Type:Observation
Release date:29 September 1994, 05:00
Size:236 x 218 px

About the Object

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

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
Near-UV
366 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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