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Jupiter Seen Through Methane Band Filter

Jupiter Seen Through Methane Band Filter

NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute/Bill Dunford

Jupiter Seen Through Methane Band Filter
Jupiter and moon as seen by the Cassini spacecraft. The image was taken using a filter sensitive to a frequency of light absorbed by methane. This is a composite shot with enhanced contrast and reduced noise.

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: Bill Dunford

Original image data dated on or about December 14, 2000

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