Bruce Murray Space Image Library

High-resolution Voyager 1 view of Jupiter with Io and Europa

High-resolution Voyager 1 view of Jupiter with Io and Europa
High-resolution Voyager 1 view of Jupiter with Io and Europa A double transit of Jupiter by moons Io and Europa, as observed by Voyager 1 on its approach on February 27, 1979. This is a 14-frame mosaic. Most of the data was captured in a 3-by-3 mosaic at around 11:00 on February 27, 1979, but gaps were filled with data taken an hour before and an hour later. NASA / JPL / Bjorn Jonsson

Read Bjorn Jonsson's blog entry about this image for an explanation of how it was produced.

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