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SL9Shoemaker-Levy 9 (comet)
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It was widely speculated that comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 may have been the origin of this water, but direct proof was missing.
The ripple-producing culprit, in the case of Jupiter, was comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, whose debris cloud hurtled through the thin Jupiter ring system during a kamikaze course into the planet in July 1994.
And evidence of long-ago collisions between Earth and immense extraterrestrial objects, as well as the spectacular impact of the disintegrating remnants of the Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet with Jupiter, demonstrated that the universe, far from being a serene, unchanging realm, as observers had once believed, could transform in an instant.
Which planet in our solar system was hit by parts of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 in 1994?
Evidently this was a 'small' impact, similar to the smallest fragments of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 in 1994.
Which famous British Hollywood actor was parts of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 in born Reginald Carey in 1908?
A similar spot occurred on Jupiter in 1994 when the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashed into the planet.
In 1994, Jupiter was bombarded by pieces of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. Scientists at Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, captured the new images after receiving a tip-off from an amateur astronomer almost 24 hours earlier.
With which planet did the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 collide in 1994?
A number of icy objects known as the Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet hurtled toward the giant planet at a speed of 60 kilometers (37 miles) per second.
A group of icy objects known as the Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet hurtled toward the giant planet at a speed of 60 kilometers (37 miles) per second.
"We first took an interest in this field after watching the Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet hitting Jupiter in 1994 as we were holidaying in the US, and I thought it would be quite interesting to find out what was in place to stop it happening here, " he says.