Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Globe of Jupiter from Pioneer 11

Globe of Jupiter from Pioneer 11
Globe of Jupiter from Pioneer 11 This exquisite image of Jupiter is from Pioneer 11. Taken from a distance of 760,000 kilometers, it is the last of Pioneer 11's approach images that contain the full disk of Jupiter. The image, C5 in the Pioneer catalog, is a combination of a red and a blue light scan with a synthesized green. Processed image Copyright Ted Stryk. Original prints scanned to create this image courtesy NASA / Ames Research Center.

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