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Amalthea in color

Amalthea in color

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Amalthea in color
Galileo took this three-color image of Jupiter's little moon Amalthea on November 5, 1996, during its third orbit of Jupiter. Galileo was 876,000 kilometers away, viewing Amalthea at a phase angle of 31°.

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: Ted Stryk

Original image data dated on or about November 5, 1996

Explore related images: Jupiter's moons, BMSIL, pretty pictures, data art (was amateur image processing), Galileo, Amalthea, full-globe view

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