Galileo's highest-resolution images of Jupiter's ringmoons

Galileo's highest-resolution images of Jupiter's ringmoons
Galileo's highest-resolution images of Jupiter's ringmoons From left to right, the moons are Metis, Adrastea, Amalthea, and Thebe. All of the images except Adrastea were taken January 4, 2000; Adrastea was taken on December 19, 1996.
  • Galileo imaged Metis from a distance of 292,600 kilometers, and a resolution of 2.97 kilometers per pixel.
  • Galileo imaged Adrastea from a distance of 658,100 kilometers, and a resolution of 6.69 kilometers per pixel.
  • Galileo imaged Amalthea multiple times. This is the highest-resolution image, taken from a distance of 237,700 kilometers, and a resolution of 2.42 km/pixel.
  • Galileo imaged Thebe from a distance of 192,700 kilometers, and a resolution of 1.96 km/pixel.
NASA / JPL / Cornell / Emily Lakdawalla

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