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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Jupiter's Great Red Spot from Voyager 1

Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Voyager 1 and 2, Jupiter

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Jupiter's Great Red Spot from Voyager 1 Color mosaic of the Great red spot from the Voyager 1 spacecraft on March 5, 1979

Voyager 1 Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS): NASA / JPL-Caltech / Alexis Tranchandon / Solaris

The colors of the high resolution mosaic were obtained from 14 green and 14 violet filter images of the ISSN, and as I dont wanted any black gaps to make the final image more eye-candy, I composed a single composite image from CH4, orange, green, blue and violet filters obtained via the ISSW. Finaly I stretched the wide angle color image to make it fit the Narrow angle color mosaic. I used GIMP for all the processing. I talk a bit more about it here:

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

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: Alexis Tranchandon/Solaris


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