European Southern Observatory Images of Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 Collision with Jupiter

Images are provided courtesy of the European Southern Observatory at La Silla, Chile

Fragment A - July 16

Fragment A, first of a sequence of 7 images, color, far-IR, 20:23 to 21:26 UT, 16 July 1994 Fragment A, second of a sequence of 7 images, color, far-IR, 20:23 to 21:26 UT, 16 July 1994 Fragment A, third of a sequence of 7 images, color, far-IR, 20:23 to 21:26 UT, 16 July 1994 Fragment A, fourth of a sequence of 7 images, color, far-IR, 20:23 to 21:26 UT, 16 July 1994 Fragment A, fifth of a sequence of 7 images, color, far-IR, 20:23 to 21:26 UT, 16 July 1994 Fragment A, sixth of a sequence of 7 images, color, far-IR, 20:23 to 21:26 UT, 16 July 1994 Fragment A, seventh of a sequence of 7 images, color, far-IR, 20:23 to 21:26 UT, 16 July 1994
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Fragments A, E, and F - July 18

Fragment A, E, F impact sites, color, near-infrared, 03:10 UT, 18 July 1994
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Fragment A, E, F impact sites, color, far-infrared, 03:03 UT, 18 July 1994
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Fragment G and H - July 18

Fragment H impact and G impact site, color, far-IR, 20:11 UT, 18 July 1994
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Fragment H - July 18

Fragment H collision sequence (9 images), color, far-IR, 19:29 to 20:15 UT, 18 July 1994
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Fragments G, K, and L - July 19

Fragment G, K, L impact sites, color, methane, 23:55 UT, 19 July 1994
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Fragment L - July 19

Fragment L impact, color, far-IR, 22:24 UT, 19 July 1994
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Fragments D, G, R, and S - July 30-31

Fragment D, G, R, S impact sites, color, infrared, 30 July 1994 Fragment D, G, R, S impact sites, color, infrared, 31 July 1994
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