Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Europa in color: subjovian hemisphere

Europa in color: subjovian hemisphere
Europa in color: subjovian hemisphere Galileo captured this global view of Europa on its 33rd orbit of Jupiter, on January 18, 2002. NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

 The filters used for this image cover a broader range of the spectrum than human eyes can see. Galileo was 1,925,000 kilometers from Europa when it took this image, at a phase angle of just 14 degrees. Image scale is 19.5 kilometers per pixel.

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