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Aftermath of the Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impact

Aftermath of the Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impact

Data: H. Hammel, MIT, and NASA. Processing: Emily Lakdawalla

Aftermath of the Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impact
A set of Hubble observations through a blue filter on 30 July 1994 shows the dramatic, long-lasting effects of the impacts of multiple fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 two weeks prior.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about July 30, 1994

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