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Impact Plume on Jupiter

Impact Plume on Jupiter

Depicts: Shoemaker-Levy 9
Copyright: HST Jupiter Imaging Science Team

Sequence of images showing evidence for a plume near the terminator of Jupiter at the time of the A impact. A bright feature appears 1000-1500 km above the limb of Jupiter at 20:18:17 in the 953 nm filter. (An image at 20:15:17 did not show a detached feature).
Last Update: 1 September 2019
5-Dec-2023 06:19 UT

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