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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Callisto in color, Galileo orbit C30

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

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Callisto in color, Galileo orbit C30 Galileo captured this global view of Callisto on its 30th orbit of Jupiter, on May 26, 2001.

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

The filters used for this image cover a broader range of the spectrum than human eyes can see. Galileo ranged from 740,000 to 744,000 kilometers from Callisto when it took this image, at a phase angle of just 3 degrees. Image scale is 7.5 kilometers per pixel.

Copyright holder: Ted Stryk

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about May 26, 2001

 

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