Release 181 of 205

Hubble Ultraviolet Image of Multiple Comet Impacts on Jupiter

Release date: Jul 23, 1994 12:00 AM (EDT)

Ultraviolet image of Jupiter taken by the Wide Field Camera of the Hubble Space Telescope. The image shows Jupiter's atmosphere at a wavelength of 2550 Angstroms after many impacts by fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9.