Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and Jupiter
Lecture no. 2 from the course: Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Taught by Professor David M. Meyer | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Shortly after its optics were repaired, Hubble had the opportunity to observe the solar system event of the century: the collision of a string of comets with Jupiter in 1994. Examine Hubble's stunning image of the aftermath of this crash.