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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Europa Rises

Filed under Jupiter's moons, New Horizons, pretty pictures, Europa, many worlds, Jupiter

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Europa Rises In this dramatic shot from the New Horizons flyby of Jupiter, it observed Europa, the smallest of the four Galilean moons of Jupiter, rising above the vast limb of Jupiter. This was one of seven observations made by New Horizons for primarily aesthetic rather than scientific reasons.

NASA / JHUAPL / SwRI

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This image is in the public domain. Original image data dated on or about March 1, 2007

 

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