Evolution of D/G Impact Sites on Jupiter

This second image, obtained on 23 July, shows that the Jovian winds have swept the material into a striking 'curly-cue' structure.

Credit:

H. Hammel, MIT and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9446c
Type:Observation
Release date:29 September 1994, 05:00
Size:241 x 161 px

About the Object

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

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