PIA18173: Ulysses at Jupiter
Mission: Ulysses
Product Size: 1191 x 849 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: ESA/NASA
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An artist's impression of the Ulysses spacecraft at Jupiter. Ulysses used Jupiter's powerful gravity to hurl it out of the Plane of the Ecliptic (where most planets and satellites orbit) so it could study the polar regions of the Sun.

Image Credit:
ESA/NASA/JPL-Caltech

Image Addition Date:
2004-02-05