Predicted Impact Times for Fragments of Shoemaker-Levy 9


P.W. Chodas and D.K. Yeomans / JPL
Predictions as of 1994 June 25

Fragment    Impact Time        Best Locations for Viewing
               (PDT)             Jupiter at Impact Time

   A     July 16 12:30 p.m.    Africa (except W. Africa),
                                Middle East, Eastern Europe
   B              7:34 p.m.    Eastern N. America, Mexico,
                                Western S. America
   C             11:49 p.m.    New Zealand, Hawaii

   D     July 17  4:13 a.m.    Australia, New Zealand,
                                Japan
   E              8:10 a.m.    India, Southern China,
                                S.E. Asia, Western Australia
   F              5:12 p.m.    S. America

   G     July 18 12:30 a.m.    New Zealand, Hawaii

   H             12:26 p.m.    Africa (except W. Africa),
                                Middle East, Eastern Europe
   K     July 19  3:21 a.m.    Australia, New Zealand

   L              3:18 p.m.    Brazil, W. Africa, Spain

   N     July 20  3:08 a.m.    Australia, New Zealand

   P2             7:52 a.m.    India, Southern China,
                                S.E. Asia, Western Australia
   Q1             1:04 p.m.    Africa (except W. Africa),
   Q2            12:37 p.m.     Middle East, Eastern Europe
   R             10:31 p.m.    Hawaii, West coast N. America

   S     July 21  8:18 a.m.    India, Southern China,
                                S.E. Asia, Western Australia
   T             11:01 a.m.    Africa (except W. Africa),
                                Middle East, Eastern Europe
   U              2:52 p.m.    Brazil, W. Africa, Spain

   V              8:44 p.m.    Western U.S., Mexico

   W     July 22  1:12 a.m.    New Zealand, Hawaii,
                                Eastern Australia

Note: These predictions are accurate to plus or minus half an hour.
[Courtesy of Paul Chodas, JPL]

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Author: Jeff Foust (jeff@astron.mit.edu)
Modified by: Chris Kronberg --- 95/11/07 --- (smil@agleia.de)