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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Global view of Europa from Voyager 2

Filed under Jupiter's moons, Europa, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Voyager 1 and 2, global views

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Global view of Europa from Voyager 2 This image is the second highest resolution Voyager 2 color observation of Europa, taken at a distance of 1.2 million km on July 8, 1979, the day before Voyager 2 acquired its highest resolution color images of Europa.

NASA / JPL / Björn Jónsson

Original image data dated on or about July 8, 1979.

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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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