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Historic Comet Smashup Brought Water to Jupiter's Stratosphere - Universe Today
A large comet that peppered Jupiter two decades ago brought water into the giant planet’s atmosphere, according to new research from the Herschel space observatory. Shoemaker-Levy 9 astounded astronomers worldwide when its 21 fragments hit Jupiter in June 1994. The event was predicted and observatories were trained on Jupiter as the impact occurred. The dark … Continue reading "Historic Comet Smashup Brought Water to Jupiter’s Stratosphere"