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Callisto in color, Galileo orbit C30

Callisto in color, Galileo orbit C30

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

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

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.

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

Original image data dated on or about May 26, 2001

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