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
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
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Original image data dated on or about November 6, 1997
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