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The Moment the Hubble Team Spotted the First Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impact Scar on Jupiter

The Moment the Hubble Team Spotted the First Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impact Scar on Jupiter

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The Moment the Hubble Team Spotted the First Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impact Scar on Jupiter
National Geographic television cameras were on site on 16 July 1994 to see scientists react as the Hubble photos of the Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet's first fragment arrived on Earth. The video was aired as part of the documentary Asteroids: Deadly Impact.

Original image data dated on or about July 16, 1994

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