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This is an image showing a string of craters which may have been created when a broken comet struck the surface.
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Craterchains

Observations such as these now suggest that moons of Jupiter have been struck in the past by strings of broken comet material such as that of comet SL-9. The craterchain shown here is found on Jupiter's moon Callisto.

Other craterchains that have been found are:

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