The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Galileo's best image of Jupiter's moon Metis
Filed under Jupiter's moons, Galileo, amateur image processing, Jupiter's small moons, global views
Metis is about 40 kilometers in diameter and orbits at the edge of Jupiter's main ring. Galileo was about 292,600 kilometers from Metis when it took this photo on January 4, 2000. It has been colorized with data taken on June 26, 1997.
NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk
Here is the original image data.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
to request publication permission from the copyright holder.
Original image data dated on or about January 4, 2000
Other Related Images
Pretty pictures and