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News Release 39 of 55

July 23, 1994 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1994-35

Hubble Ultraviolet Image of Multiple Comet Impacts on Jupiter

July 23, 1994: 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.

Credit: Hubble Space Telescope Comet Team