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Jupiter, Io, and Europa from Juno

Jupiter, Io, and Europa from Juno

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NASA / JPL / SwRI / MSSS / Roman Tkachenko

Jupiter, Io, and Europa from Juno
This color-enhanced image of Jupiter and two of its largest moons – Io and Europa – was captured during Juno's eighth flyby of the gas giant planet. The image was taken on September 1, 2017 at 22:14 UTC. At the time the image was taken, the spacecraft was about 27,516 kilometers above the planet's cloud tops at a latitude of 49.372°S. Io is visible closer to Jupiter. In the distance (to the left) is Europa. Scale on Io is 324 km/pixel; on Europa, 492 km/pixel.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Roman Tkachenko

Original image data dated on or about September 1, 2017

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