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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

High-resolution color mosaic 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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High-resolution color mosaic of Europa from Voyager 2 This mosaic of Europa, the only high resolution (2.4 km/pixel) color observation of Europa by Voyager 2, is composed of five color frames. Each frame is a composite from orange, violet, and blue images from Voyager 2 taken at distance of 240,000 km from Europa on July 9, 1979.

NASA / JPL / Björn Jónsson

Original image data dated on or about July 9, 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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