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Crescent of Europa from Voyager 2

Crescent of Europa from Voyager 2

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NASA / JPL / Paul Schenk

Crescent of Europa from Voyager 2
This images that comprise this mosaic of Europa, acquired on July 9, 1979 by Voyager 2, were the first high-resolution (1.7 km/pixel) images ever taken of Europa. The color data was taken from a later Galileo global mosaic.

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: Paul Schenk

Original image data dated on or about July 9, 1979

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