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Jupiter closeup from Pioneer 10

Jupiter closeup from Pioneer 10

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

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.

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

Original image data dated on or about December 4, 1973

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