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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Europa in color: subjovian hemisphere

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

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Europa in color: subjovian hemisphere Galileo captured this global view of Europa on its 33rd orbit of Jupiter, on January 18, 2002.

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

 The filters used for this image cover a broader range of the spectrum than human eyes can see. Galileo was 1,925,000 kilometers from Europa when it took this image, at a phase angle of just 14 degrees. Image scale is 19.5 kilometers per pixel.

Original image data dated on or about January 18, 2002.

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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


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jim sessions: 07/29/2013 05:07 CDT

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