Evolution of D/G Impact Sites on Jupiter

The structure seen in earlier views has disappeared rapidly in the images taken on 30 July and 24 August, respectively. Almost all of the changes between the images are due to Jupiter's east-west winds that play a key role in the dispersing of the dark material.

Credit:

H. Hammel, MIT and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
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Id:opo9446e
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
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

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