Europa in color: trailing hemisphere
The filters used for this image cover a broader range of the spectrum than human eyes can see. Galileo was 678,000 kilometers from Europa when it took this image, at a phase angle of just 2 degrees. Image scale is 6.9 kilometers per pixel.
Original image data dated on or about September 7, 1996.
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