Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9

   In July of 1994 this comet, which in 1992 had broken into twenty one large fragments, collided with the planet Jupiter. The fragments exploded upon impact and created fireballs, some larger than the planet Earth. The effects of the collision could be seen for a year later using the Hubble Deep Space telescope.

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  • Shoemaker-Levy 9, Comet — ▪ astronomy  comet whose shattered nucleus crashed into Jupiter over the period of July 16–22, 1994. The cataclysmic event, the first collision between two solar system bodies ever observed, was monitored from Earth based telescopes worldwide,… …   Universalium

  • Shoemaker-Levy 9 — Comet that collided with t he planet Jupiter in July 1994, discovered by Carolyn and Eugene Shoemaker and David Levy 16 months earlier. The comet was torn apart into more than 20 fragments during a close encounter with Jupiter in July 1992,… …   Universalium

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  • Cometa Shoemaker-Levy 9 — Este artículo trata sobre el cometa. Para el dirigible SL9, véase Schütte Lanz. Shoemaker Levy 9 …   Wikipedia Español

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