Hubble Images From Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 Collision with Jupiter

The images are provided courtesy of the HST Science Team

Fragment A - July 16

Fragment A impact site, black and white, violet, 21:32 UT, 16 July 1994 Fragment A impact site, black and white, near IR, 16 July 1994 Fragment A plume sequence (5 images), black/white, UV to Near IR, 20:15 to 20:27 UT, 16 July 1994
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Fragment A impact site after 5.5 days, color, 22 July 1994
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Fragment A impact site sequence over 6 days (6 images), black/white, 16 July 1994 to 22 July 1994
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Fragments A, C and E - July 17

Fragment A, C, E impact sites (2 images), b/w, violet and far ultraviolet, 19:00 UT, 17 July 1994
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Fragment A, C, E impact sites, black/white, near ultraviolet,18:42 UT, 17 July 1994
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Fragment G - July 18

Fragment G impact site, color, 18 July 1994 (158 K) Fragment G impact site, color, 18 July 1994 (173 K)
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Fragment G impact site (2 images), black and white, green and near IR, 18 July 1994 Fragment G impact site, b&w, 18 July 1994 Fragment G plume sequence (5 images), black and white, near IR to violet, 7:33 to 7:51 UT, 18 July 1994
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Fragment G impact site evolution, color (4 images), 07:38 UT, 18 July 1994 to 08:08 UT, 23 July 1994
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Fragment K - July 19

Fragment K impact site, black and white, 19 July 1994 Fragment K impact site w/ grid, black and white, 19 July 1994
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Fragments P and Q - July 20

Fragment Q2 impact site, black and white, 20 July 1994
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Comet fragments P and Q before impact (2 images), color, 30 March 1994 and 20 July 1994
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Fragment R - July 21

Fragment R impact site (Jupiter), color, 21 July 1994
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Fragment R impact site (Jupiter in Ultraviolet), 21 July 1994
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Fragment W - July 22

Fragment W impact sequence, black/white (6 images), visible and IR, 8:03 to 8:23 UT, 22 July 1994
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Close-ups of the individual images


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Updated: 27 June 2000, DRW.