Shoemaker-Levy 9

Shoemaker-Levy 9

Hubble Space Telescope image of Jupiter's cloudtops taken at 5:32 EDT on July 16, 1994, shortly after the impact of the first fragment (A) of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. A violet (410 nanometer) filter of the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 was used to make the image 1.5 hours after the impact.

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