Globe of Jupiter from Pioneer 11
amateur image processing,
Pioneer 10 and 11
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.
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Original image data dated on or about January 1, 1974