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Ganymede's shadow

Ganymede's shadow

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NASA / JPL / Ian Regan

Ganymede's shadow
The shadow of Ganymede transverses the Jovian cloud decks. Voyager 2 took the photos for this composite with its wide-angle camera through orange, green, and blue filters at 18:32 on 8 July 1979 from a distance of 1.53 million km.
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Original image data dated on or about July 8, 1979

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