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Highest-resolution color global view of Europa from Voyager

Highest-resolution color global view of Europa from Voyager

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NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Highest-resolution color global view of Europa from Voyager
Voyager 1 saw Europa only distantly. It took the Voyager 2 flyby on July 9, 1979 to reveal the nature of its terrain of ridges and cycloids.

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Original image data dated on or about July 9, 1979

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