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Io transiting Jupiter's equatorial zone

Io transiting Jupiter's equatorial zone

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NASA / JPL / Ian Regan

Io transiting Jupiter's equatorial zone
Voyager 1 took the images for this composite through orange, green, and blue filters on 4 March 1979 at 21:37 UTC. It was 999,000 kilometers from Jupiter at the time.
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Original image data dated on or about March 4, 1979

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