In July 1994, Jupiter was struck by over twenty fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy. This was the
first observed collision of a comet with a planetary body. The event was widely monitored and
captured by many ground-based observatories, as well as the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). HST
acquired a series of images in July and August that follow the evolution of the impact sites.
The displays the HST observations
in a series of four images. These include Jupiter before the collision and for several weeks