Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Callisto in color, Galileo orbit C30

Callisto in color, Galileo orbit C30
Callisto in color, Galileo orbit C30 Galileo captured this global view of Callisto on its 30th orbit of Jupiter, on May 26, 2001. NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

The filters used for this image cover a broader range of the spectrum than human eyes can see. Galileo ranged from 740,000 to 744,000 kilometers from Callisto when it took this image, at a phase angle of just 3 degrees. Image scale is 7.5 kilometers per pixel.

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