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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Ganymede from Galileo's C9 flyby

Filed under Jupiter's moons, pretty pictures, Galileo, Ganymede, amateur image processing

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Ganymede from Galileo's C9 flyby This seven-image global mosaic of Ganymede was acquired by the Galileo SSI on June 26, 1997.

NASA / JPL / Jason Perry

The mosaic is centered on Ganymede's leading hemisphere, with Galileo Region on the limb at upper left and Perrine Regio near the terminator at upper right. The bright rayed crater Cisti can be seen near the bottom.

Original image data dated on or about June 26, 1997.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Jason Perry


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