Images From Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 (SL-9) Collision with Jupiter

This is the way the world ends
not with a bang, but a whimper.
- T.S. Eliot

This may be how worlds end, but certainly not comets, as the following images of the Shoemaker-Levy 9 collision with Jupiter demonstrate.

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Galileo - Fragments K, N, W [Updated: 05 Dec 1994]
Hubble - Fragments A, C, E, G, K, P, Q, R, W [Updated: 17 March 1995]
ESO - Fragments A, D, E, F, G, H, K, L, R, S [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
Calar Alto - Fragments A, C, D, E, F, G, H, K, Q, post-impact [Updated: 06 March 1995]
Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring - Fragments C, D, G, K, N, R, Dark Ring [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
Teide - Fragments A, H, L, Q [Updated: 17 Mar 1995]
Anglo-Australian Telescope - Fragments A, C, G, H, R, V, W [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
South African Astronomical Obs. - Fragments A, C, E, G, H, Q, S [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
SPIREX - Fragments A, C, E, G, H, K, L, N, Q, R, W [Updated: 26 July 1994]
Whately - Fragments A, C, E, F, H, K, L [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
McDonald - Fragments A, C, D, E, F, G, H, L, Q, R, S [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
Apache Point - Fragments D, E, G, K, L [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
Cerro Tololo - Fragments A, D, E, F [Updated: 20 July 1994]
NASA IRTF - Fragments A, C, E, G, H, K, L, P, Q, R [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
NASA NSFcam - Fragment C [Updated: 20 July 1994]
Keck - Fragments A, C, E, G, H, R [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
Kitt Peak - Early comet images and Fragments B, D, G, H, Q, R, S [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
Lick - Fragments A, C, E, F, G, H, L, V, and post- impacts [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
La Palma - Fragments A, F, G, H, L [Updated: 07 March 1995]
Grove Creek - Fragments C, G, N [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
Big Bear - Fragments R, V [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
GEA - Fragments A, G, H, K, L, R, V [Updated: 31 Aug 1994]
Mt. Wilson - Fragment H, U [Updated: 26 July 1994]
Mt. Palomar - Fragment L, post- impacts [Updated: 07 March 1995]
University of Hawaii - Fragments H, K, R [Updated: 28 July 1994]
University of Rochester - Fragments A, C, E [Updated: 28 July 1994]
Pic-du-Midi - Fragments G, H, K, L, Q [Updated: 04 August 1994]
Pre-impact images [Updated: 07 March 1995]


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Updated: 27 June 2000, DRW.