The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Globe of Jupiter from Pioneer 11
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This exquisite image of Jupiter is from Pioneer 11. Taken from a distance of 760,000 kilometers, it is the last of Pioneer 11's approach images that contain the full disk of Jupiter. The image, C5 in the Pioneer catalog, is a combination of a red and a blue light scan with a synthesized green.
Processed image Copyright Ted Stryk. Original prints scanned to create this image courtesy NASA / Ames Research Center.
Original image data dated on or about January 1, 1974.
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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