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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Amalthea in color

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

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Amalthea in color Galileo took this three-color image of Jupiter's little moon Amalthea on November 5, 1996, during its third orbit of Jupiter. Galileo was 876,000 kilometers away, viewing Amalthea at a phase angle of 31°.

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Original image data dated on or about November 5, 1996.

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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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