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Shoemaker-Levy 9

(ˈʃuːˌmeɪkə liːvaɪ)
n
(Celestial Objects) a comet that was captured into an orbit around Jupiter and later broke up, the fragments colliding with Jupiter in July 1995
[C20: after Carolyn Shoemaker (born 1929), Eugene Shoemaker (1928–97), and David Levy (born 1948), US astronomers, who discovered the orbiting fragments]
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When Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashed into Jupiter in July 1994, many telescopes (both professional and amateur) were trained on the distant giant planet to give spectacular live views of the event.
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The probe also witnessed the crash of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9's crash into Jupiter's surface, and was subsequently crashed into the planet's surface to protect the moons from being infected by terrestrial bacteria.
Which planet was hit by the fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, in 1994?
This was followed by the fragments of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 colliding with Jupiter in 1994.
In 1994, the first of 21 pieces of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 smashed into Jupiter, to the joy of astronomers awaiting the celestial fireworks.
In July 1994, Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 plowed into Jupiter, producing dark scars in the giant planet's atmosphere that were visible for weeks.
Researchers have found conclusive evidence that it was delivered by the dramatic impact of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 in July 1994.
Mark Boslough, a physicist at Sandia National Laboratories, led a team which predicted that when the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 collided with Jupiter in 1994 the plumes of the collision would be visible on Earth.
Which planet in our solar system was hit by parts of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 in 1994?