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Simulation C2: Comet hitting 4 km deep ocean


Simulation C2
Diameter Impact speed Impact angle
8 km 60 km/s 45°
Final crater produced: 110-140 km
Simulation: Dr. Elisabetta Pierazzo, Planetary Science Institute, AZ using the code SOVA.

NOTES:
Colors represent different materials
Color intensity represents material density
Colored dots show level of shock of the impacted materials:
Red - Material begins to vaporize
Yellow - Green - Material is melted
Cyan - Blue - Material begins to melt
Magenta - Material is broken up but still solid.

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