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News Release 39 of 47

July 20, 1994 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1994-32

Hubble Image of Large Comet Impact on Jupiter

July 20, 1994: These images of Jupiter, by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, reveal the impact sites of fragments "D" and "G" from Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. The upper right corners of each image points north, showing the impact sites located in Jupiter's southern hemisphere at a latitude of 44 degrees.

Credit: John Clarke, University of Michigan and NASA