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Impact of Comet Shoemaker-Levy-9 on Jupiter

Toshiko Takata

Impact of Comet Shoemaker-Levy-9 on Jupiter

by Toshiko Takata

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesImpact of Comet Shoemaker Levy 9 on Jupiter., Impact of Comet Shoemaker Levy nine on Jupiter., Comet Shoemaker-Levy-9 on Jupiter.
StatementToshiko Takata, Thomas J. Ahrens, John D. O"Keefe.
Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA CR-200015., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-200015.
ContributionsAhrens, T. J. 1936-, O"Keefe, John D., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17803930M
OCLC/WorldCa35572459

"Comet News" provides information, in a newspaper format, concerning the crash of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter. Each part of the lesson provides a small piece of the story. The "Comet News" button on the home page allows access to all the news articles and the updates on recent remarkable comets. Image Credit: Kadri Tinn Impact Jupiter. The Crash of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 by D.H. Levy Finished reading on Novem Rating 8/10 Some years ago I considered supernovae some of the most boring astronomical objects - it's just an explosion/implosion really after all, but then I had to do a short presentation on something astronomical and I chose supernovae as the topic and while.

  We end the segment on comets with a look at Shoemaker Levy crashing into Jupiter and the Rosetta Mission to 67P. We conclude with a review . The impact of fragments of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter and the resulting vapor plume expansion are investigated by conducting three-dimensional numerical simulations using the smoothed.

Title: Book Review: Impact Jupiter: the crash of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 / Plenum, Book Authors: Levy, D. H. Publication: Astronomy, vol. 24, no. 2, p. 94 (). (Something like this was seen when Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 collided with Jupiter in ) The sky becomes filled with gazillions of meteors, a shower of particles that burn up in the atmosphere on.


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Impact of Comet Shoemaker-Levy-9 on Jupiter by Toshiko Takata Download PDF EPUB FB2

The encounter of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 (S-L9) with Jupiter in July furnished the first modern scientific observations of a spectacular planetary collision. Astronomer Levy (The Quest for Comets), codiscoverer of S-L9, gives a blow-by-blow description of the discovery of the comet, its orbit and fragmentation, observations of its impacts Cited by: 3.

The Great Comet Crash: The Collision of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and Jupiter by John R. Spencer, Jacqueline Mitton, et al.

| out of 5 stars 1. Get this from a library. The great comet crash: the impact of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter. [John R Spencer; Jacqueline Mitton;] -- Tells the story of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, from its discovery in March,to its break-up in Jupiter's atmosphere in July, Includes information on comets and the findings of the scientific.

Identify Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and the people who discovered it, and describe its July impact with Jupiter. Create their own Web page using the data they collected from their Internet research. Describe some of the methods through which astronomers gather information about the solar system.

Fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashed into Jupiter over a period of several days in July Fragments D and G struck Jupiter on 17 July at and 18 July at UTC, respectively. The relatively fresh fragment G impact has produced a concentric set of scars: an inner dark circle, an outer thin ring, and an outermost diffuse ring.

The spectacular collision of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 with Jupiter in July was a unique event in the history of observational astronomy. With a year's advance warning, astronomers and planetary scientists around the world were able to co-ordinate an observing campaign to.

Impact Jupiter It seems that you're in USA. We have a dedicated site for USA. Search Impact Jupiter The Crash of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. Authors: Levy, David H. Free Preview. Buy this book eB59 € price for Spain (gross) Buy eBook ISBN ; Digitally watermarked, DRM-free.

The page has a list of research questions about Jupiter. If possible, you'll probably want to print out the page. Collect Data on Shoemaker-Levy 9. Now that you've learned something about Jupiter, let's find out about Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9.

Use the link below to go to the SL9 Data Log. Fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashed into Jupiter over a period of several days in July Fragments D and G struck Jupiter on 17 July at and 18 July at UTC, respectively.

The relatively fresh fragment G impact has produced a concentric set of scars: an inner dark circle, an outer thin ring, and an outermost diffuse ring. The impact of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 fragments with Jupiter provided an unprecedented opportunity to observe a rare cosmic event: the collision of several large objects with a Author: Walter M Harris.

Not Available Book Review: The great comet crash: comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and its impact on Jupiter / Cambridge U Press, Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impact on Jupiter Orbital Period of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Astrophysicists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory ran some calculations and were stunned to discover the Shoemaker-Levy 9 Comet was in a death spiral, orbiting Jupiter roughly once every two years.

Get this from a library. Impact Jupiter: the crash of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. [David H Levy] -- Amateur astronomer and Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet co-discoverer David Levy recounts the story of the crash of the comet into the surface of Jupiter on Jand what the celestial impact taught.

Book Review: The great comet crash: comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and its impact on Jupiter / Cambridge U Press, Abstract. Publication: Journal of the British Astronomical Association.

Pub Date: December Bibcode: JBAAS. Eugene Shoemaker () is best known to the general public for his discovery, along with his wife, Carolyn, and author Levy, of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, which slammed into the planet Jupiter in 1. Buy a cheap copy of Impact Jupiter: The Crash of Comet book by David H.

Levy. On J a world-shattering event occurred that would rivet our attention for six explosive days and go on to make history as the single most important Free shipping over $/5(1). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Impact Jupiter: The Crash of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 by David H.

Levy (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 which consisted of many pieces (∼2 km in diameter, or less in size) collided with Jupiter in Julyproviding the remarkable first direct observation of an extraterrestrial collision of a comet with a planet; the impact events were captured in a series of spectacular images from the Galileo spacecraft.

Impact Jupiter: The Crash of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. A book review in Science, Dec. 15,Pg. (2). The Great Comet Crash: The Impact of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter. A book review in Science, Dec. 15,Pg (2). Future visit to a comet. (Details Stardust spacecraft mission).

Science News, Dec. 9,Pg. The big bopper. Levy, an amateur astronomer who has discovered 21 comets, including Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, shares his story of the discovery of the comet and its collision with Jupiter on Ja significant and unprecedented event in astronomy. Includes b&w photos and color illustrations.

For general :. The spectacular collision of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 with Jupiter in July was a unique event in the history of astronomy. With a year's advance warning, astronomers and planetary scientists around the world were able to coordinate an observing campaign to track the event in unprecedented : $Shoemaker-Levy 9 astounded astronomers worldwide when its 21 fragments hit Jupiter in June The event was predicted and observatories were trained on Jupiter as the impact occurred.

Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, shattered to pieces from strong tidal forces when it passed extremely close to the planet inreturned two years later to collide with Jupiter — one fragment at .