The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Filed under Jupiter's moons, New Horizons, pretty pictures, Europa, many worlds, Jupiter
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
This image is in the public domain.
Original image data dated on or about March 1, 2007
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