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Galileo's best image of Jupiter's moon Metis

Galileo's best image of Jupiter's moon Metis

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

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.

Here is the original image data.

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Original image data dated on or about January 4, 2000

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