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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Jupiter closeup from Pioneer 10

Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Pioneer 10 and 11, Jupiter

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Jupiter closeup from Pioneer 10 This rarely seen image, badly damaged by the effects of radiation on Pioneer 10's imager, was taken 726,000 km from Jupiter. A hint of the red spot can be seen on the terminator. This image is still a work in progress. It is from data set A4.

Processed image Copyright Ted Stryk. Original prints scanned to create this image courtesy NASA / Ames Research Center.

Copyright holder: Ted Stryk

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about December 4, 1973


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