updated: 12 February 1995

Two views of Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 obtained by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1993. P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 is a comet which was broken up under the influence of Jupiter's gravity. It is expected to plunge into Jupiter's atmosphere in July 1994.

Shoemaker - Levy 9 Impacts Jupiter MENU

Artist renderings of the expected impact of Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 into Jupiter in July 1994. (Courtesy NASA/JPL). See also JUPITER IMAGES MENU. In addition, the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space at University of Arizona are maintaining a page about the comet impact event, with periodic updates.