Io torus EUV emissions during the comet Shoemaker‐Levy/9 impacts Journal Article uri icon



  • Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer satellite observations of Jupiter's Io plasma torus conducted over a two‐year time period before, during and after the impacts of comet Shoemaker‐Levy/9 reveal that no new spectral features appeared in the 400–715 Å spectral region. Io torus emission line luminosities remained stable to within ±20% and showed no strong coherent increasing or decreasing trend during the weeks preceding or following the impact events. This work supersedes our previous claims of possible luminosity changes to the torus derived from the same data (McGrath et al., Science, 267, 1313, 1995)

publication date

  • December 15, 1995

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  • closed

Date in CU Experts

  • April 29, 2014 7:13 AM

Full Author List

  • Hall DT; Gladstone GR; Herbert F; Lieu R; Thomas N

author count

  • 5

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International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0094-8276

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1944-8007

Additional Document Info

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  • 3441

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  • 3444


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