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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Io and Amalthea

Filed under Jupiter's moons, Io, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Galileo, Jupiter's small moons, global views, many worlds

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Io and Amalthea Galileo acquired the images used in this three-filter (red, green, violet) color mosaic of Io and Amalthea with the Solid-State Imaging Experiment (SSI) during its E11 orbit on November 6, 1997. The images have a resolution of 10.3 km/pixel of Io's sub-jovian hemisphere. Amalthea was only captured by the red filter and therefore its color in this image is distorted.

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Original image data dated on or about November 6, 1997.

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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: Ted Stryk


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