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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

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Galileo's best image of Jupiter's moon Metis 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

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about January 4, 2000

 

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