The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
High-resolution global view of Jupiter from Voyager 1
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Voyager 1 and 2, best of, global views, Jupiter
A 14-frame mosaic of Jupiter from Voyager 1. Most of the data for this mosaic was captured in a 3-by-3 mosaic at around 8:45 on February 27, 1979, but gaps were filled with data taken an hour before and an hour later.
NASA / JPL / Björn Jónsson
The process of assembling this mosaic is described in detail in this blog entry.
Original image data dated on or about February 27, 1979.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Björn Jónsson
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