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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Huge color Voyager 1 Ganymede mosaic

Filed under Jupiter's moons, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Ganymede, best of, Voyager 1 and 2, global views

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Huge color Voyager 1 Ganymede mosaic The 17 frames worth of source images were obtained by Voyager 1 on March 5, 1979 over a period of about 2 hours. During these 2 hours Voyager 1's distance from Ganymede dropped from 305,000 to 180,000 km.

NASA / JPL / Bjorn Jonsson

Original image data dated on or about March 5, 1979.

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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: Björn Jónsson

 

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