Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 impacts Jupiter (References)
Name: Gwendolyn Williams
Last week a very significant event took place on Jupiter. When school opens
in the fall, this event will be some what history, and I am wondering, if
there will be computer based resources that the students might refer to for
references about this event and some graphics which will be available
showing what actually happened as the comet impacted Jupiter.
There is loads of stuff (text, images, even movies) available if you have a
browser like NCSA Mosaic available. If you do, here are some "places"
(URLs) to go:
These are sites maintained by NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. (The second was
set up as a "mirror" of the first to handle the heavy demand made at the
time of the impacts.) These also provide "links" to many other sites all
over the world.
Two other good staring points:
The SEDS home page has a page for the Shoemaker/Levy comet, and the last URL
is for Astro Web, a great place to begin a search for anything astronomy-re-
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Update: June 2012