The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
High-resolution mosaic of Jupiter
Filed under amateur image processing, Voyager 1 and 2, Jupiter
A 12-frame mosaic covering Jupiter's iconic Red Spot as seen from Voyager 1. Mosaics like this one were not produced at the time of the flyby because the computing power was not up to the task of warping and blending the component images.
NASA / JPL / Björn Jónsson
This is a 12 image mosaic (12 orange + 12 violet + 12 synthetic green images). The images were obtained on March 2, 1979 at a range of 4.3 million km. The first image (C1629045.IMQ) was obtained at 05:09:23 and the last one (C1629131.IMQ) at 05:46:11. The resolution is roughly 43 km/pixel.
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Original image data dated on or about March 2, 1979
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