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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Thebe

Filed under Jupiter's moons, Galileo, amateur image processing, Jupiter's small moons, global views

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Thebe Thebe is about 100 kilometers in diameter, orbiting at the outer edge of Jupiter's gossamer ring. This is Galileo's highest-resolution view of the moon, captured on January 4, 2000 from a distance of 192,800 kilometers, colorized with lower-resolution data acquired on December 18, 1996.

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

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Resolution is 1.96 kilometers per pixel.

Copyright holder: 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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