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New Horizons' flyby of Europa

New Horizons' flyby of Europa

NASA / JHUAPL / SwRI / Animation by E. Lakdawalla

New Horizons' flyby of Europa
This animation consists of seven images of Europa returned during the New Horizons flyby. Europa grows in New Horizons' field of view as the spacecraft approaches, then its phase turns from full towards a crescent as the spacecraft passes by.

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: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about March 1, 2007

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