Jupiter’s Spectacular Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impact –“Came from Previously Unknown Comet Gateway”

  1994 July 16-22, over twenty fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 (image above) that collided with the planet Jupiter were observed by astronomers at hundreds of observatories around the world as it crashed into Jupiter’s southern hemisphere followed In July of 2009, a comet or asteroid gouged a Pacific-Ocean sized hole in the gas giant. … Continue reading Jupiter’s Spectacular Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impact –“Came from Previously Unknown Comet Gateway”