Near infrared spectroscopy of SL-9 impacts

M. Ruiz, G. H. Rieke, M. J. Rieke, D. Means, P. Frawley

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We provide a preliminary description of the campaign of infrared spectroscopy of the SL-9 impacts carried out at the Steward Observatory 2.3m telescope. The data include high resolution (R = 3500) measurements of the impact sites, monitoring of auroral emissions, and spectra of two impact fireballs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91-97
Number of pages7
JournalEarth, Moon, and Planets
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1994


  • Jupiter
  • comets

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Space and Planetary Science


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