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University of Hawaii Image of Fragment R Impact


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SL9 impact images -- University of Hawaii 2.2-meter telescope

An image taken approximately 80 minutes after fragment R impact (21 Jul 06:50:03 UT). Io is the bright object in the upper left. This image has better resolution, because Io (the guide "star") was closer to Jupiter when this image was made.

Image taken with on the University of Hawaii 2.2-meter telescope, with a new 1024x1024 HgCdTe near-infrared array developed by Rockwell International Science Center are available here.

This image was taken on the night of July 20, 1994, Hawaiian Standard Time, (July 21 UT) by K. Hodapp, J. Hora, K. Jim, and D. Jewitt. These images were taken using tip-tilt guiding, using Io as the guide "star".

All images are taken through a 2.3 micron filter. The quick image processing to produce these images was performed by L. Cowie and R. Wainscoat.

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