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Limb of Jupiter from Voyager 2

Limb of Jupiter from Voyager 2

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / Björn Jónsson

Limb of Jupiter from Voyager 2
This Voyager 2 mosaic shows Jupiter's limb. The images comprising the mosaic were acquired at a distance of ~745,000 km from Jupiter's center at a resolution of ~7 km/pixel. Color, contrast, and sharpness have been enhanced to better show various details.
Limb of Jupiter from Voyager 2 (approximate true color version)

NASA / JPL-Caltech / Björn Jónsson

Limb of Jupiter from Voyager 2 (approximate true color version)
Note how hints of Jupiter's blue sky are visible above Jupiter's limb.

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

Original image data dated on or about July 9, 1979

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