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.

* What's New? - The latest SL-9 images

* Image index with links and brief summary (no thumbnails)

* Image index by fragment

* Shoemaker/Levy 9 Collision with Jupiter CD-ROMs

* 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]


* SL-9 Home Page
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Other Sites

* Students for the Exploration and Development of Space
* European Southern Observatory
* Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring
* Galileo SSI
* Hubble Space Telescope
* Whately Observatory, University of Massachusetts
* Lawrence Livermore
* University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy
* Effelsberg Radio Observations of the Great Comet Crash

* Shoemaker/Levy 9 Collision with Jupiter CD-ROMs now available


* NSSDCA Planetary Home Page

Author/Curator:
Dr. David R. Williams, dave.williams@nasa.gov
NSSDCA, Mail Code 690.1
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771
+1-301-286-1258

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck, edwin.j.grayzeck@nasa.gov
Updated: 27 June 2000, DRW.