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Title: Galileo Infrared Observations of the Shoemaker-Levy 9 G Impact Fireball: A Preliminary Report
Authors: Carlson, R.W.
Weissman, P.R.
Segura, M.
Hui, J.
Smythe, W.D.
Johnson, T.
Baines, K.H.
Drossart, P.
Encrenaz, T.
Leader, F.E.
Team, NIMS Science
Issue Date: Apr-1995
Citation: Geophysical Research Letters
Abstract: The Galileo spacecraft was fortuitously situated for a direct view of the impacts of the fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 in Jupiter's atmosphere. The Galileo Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer instrument observed several of the impact events in several discrete bands and with a temporal resolution of roughly five seconds. This report provides a preliminary description of the fireball phase.
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