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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-21 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image shows some unusual features on the surface of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. NASA's Galileo spacecraft imaged this region as it passed Ganymede during its second orbit through the Jovian system.
PIA01087:
Geological Mysteries on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-24 Ganymede Galileo
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Two impact craters surrounded by an unusual ejecta blanket dominate this high resolution image of the surface of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. NASA's Galileo spacecraft imaged this region as it passed Ganymede during its orbit through the Jovian system.
PIA01088:
Nergal Crater on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-25 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Two highly fractured craters are visible in this high resolution image of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. NASA's Galileo spacecraft imaged this region as it passed Ganymede during its second orbit through the Jovian system.
PIA01089:
Fractured Craters on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-26 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The dark-floored crater, Khensu, is the target of this image of Ganymede. The solid state imaging camera on NASA's Galileo spacecraft imaged this region as it passed Ganymede during its second orbit through the Jovian system.
PIA01090:
Khensu Crater on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-01 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Complex tectonism is evident in these images of Ganymede's surface. The solid state imaging camera on NASA's Galileo spacecraft imaged this region as it passed Ganymede during its second orbit through the Jovian system.
PIA01091:
Complex Tectonism on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-01-21 Ganymede Galileo
Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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This infrared image of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, showing heat radiation from its surface at a wavelength of 27 microns, provides the best view yet of pre-dawn temperatures on Ganymede. This image was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01145:
Pre-Dawn Temperatures on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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When NASA's two Voyager spacecraft passed through the Jupiter system in 1979, they captured many high resolution images of the Galilean satellites. One primary objective of NASA's Galileo mission was to acquire images of areas that Voyager could not see.
PIA01606:
Completing a Global Map of Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows an oblique view of two fresh impact craters in bright grooved terrain near the north pole of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede.
PIA01609:
Fresh Impact Craters on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows a chain of craters named Enki Catena on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. This chain of 13 craters probably formed by a comet which was pulled into pieces by Jupiter's gravity as it passed too close to the planet.
PIA01610:
Anatomy of a Torn Comet
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show the dark ray crater Kittu on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. Kittu is seen in approximately true color, as imaged with the Galileo camera's violet, one micrometer, and near infrared filters.
PIA01611:
Kittu Dark Ray Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows dark terrain of Nicholson Regio on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. On the left is a crater that has been torn apart by tectonic forces.
PIA01612:
A Tumultuous Past for Ganymede's Dark Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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View of Nicholson Regio on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede, showing heavily fractured dark terrain and a lane of smooth bright terrain. North is to the top of this image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01613:
Fractures in Nicholson Regio
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo imaging camera targeted an area in Sippar Sulcus on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. Images obtained in 1979 by NASA's Voyager spacecraft showed that the area contained curvilinear and arcuate scarps or cliffs.
PIA01614:
"Calderas" on Ganymede?
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A swath of grooved terrain named Erech Sulcus cuts north-south across the ancient dark terrain of Marius Regio. Mosaic images were taken by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01615:
Swaths of Grooved Terrain on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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View of a boundary between bright and dark terrain at the southern border of Galileo Regio on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. Image was taken by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01616:
Highly Fractured Dark and Bright Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows a highly fractured lane of grooved terrain, Lagash Sulcus, which runs through an area of heavily cratered dark terrain within Marius Regio on Jupiter's moon Ganymede.
PIA01617:
Marius Regio, Ganymede
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Solid-State Imaging
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View of the Tiamat Sulcus region on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede, imaged just after local sunrise. The illumination from such a low sun angle highlights the grooved topography of Tiamat. Image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01619:
Morning in Tiamat Sulcus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image is a computer-generated perspective view of ridges in the Uruk Sulcus region of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. Image was taken on September 6, 1996 by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01620:
Perspective View of Bright Ridges in Uruk Sulcus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-07 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows crater Neith, an unusual impact structure about 160 km (100 miles) in diameter, situated on Jupiter's largest satellite, Ganymede.
PIA01658:
Dome Crater Neith on Jupiter's Satellite Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-07 Ganymede Galileo
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This image shows a Galileo high-resolution mosaic of craters Gula (top) and Achelous (bottom), projected on a lower-resolution background of image data that were obtained in the late 70s by the NASA Voyager spacecraft.
PIA01660:
Pedestal Craters Gula and Achelous on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-16 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Impact craters dominate the surface down to the smallest features visible on the dark terrain of the Nicholson Regio region of Jupiter's moon Ganymede in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02571:
Ganymede Dark Terrain at High Resolution
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Solid-State Imaging
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The area of Nicholson Regio and Arbela Sulcus illustrates many of the diverse terrain types on Jupiter's moon Ganymede, as seen in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02572:
Region of Ganymede with Mix of Terrains
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Solid-State Imaging
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This view of the Nicholson Regio/Arbela Sulcus region on Jupiter's moon Ganymede, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows the stark contrast between the smooth bright terrain and the surrounding highly fractured dark terrain.
PIA02573:
Regional View of Bright and Dark Terrain
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Solid-State Imaging
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This frame compares a high-resolution view of Arbela Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede (top) with the gray band Thynia Linea on another Jovian moon, Europa (bottom), shown to the same scale. Both images are from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02574:
Ganymede Feature Resembling Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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This image, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows a same-scale comparison between Arbela Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede (left) and an unnamed band on another Jovian moon, Europa (right).
PIA02575:
Comparison of Ganymede and Europa features
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Solid-State Imaging
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This view of Arbela Sulcus, a 24-kilometer-wide (15-mile-wide) region of furrows and ridges on Jupiter's moon Ganymede, shows its relationship to the dark terrain surrounding it. NASA's Galileo spacecraft took these pictures during its flyby of Ganymede.
PIA02576:
Perspective view of Arbela Sulcus, Ganymede
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Solid-State Imaging
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The ancient, dark terrain of Nicholson Regio shows many large impact craters, and zones of fractures oriented generally parallel to the boundary between the dark and bright regions of Jupiter's moon Ganymede. Image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02577:
Bright-Dark Terrain Boundary, Ganymede
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Solid-State Imaging
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The boundary between the bright terrain of Harpagia Sulcus and dark terrain of Nicholson Regio areas of Jupiter's moon Ganymede springs out when viewed through red/blue 3-D glasses, in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it flew by Ganymede.
PIA02578:
Bright-Dark Terrain Boundary in stereo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-16 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on its May 20, 2000, flyby of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, illustrate the boundary and different elevations between the dark, ancient terrain of Nicholson Regio and bright, younger terrain of Harpagia Sulcus.
PIA02579:
Bright-dark boundary and topographical model
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Solid-State Imaging
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The highest-resolution images ever obtained of Jupiter's moon Ganymede show that even smooth-looking terrain has been deformed at a fine scale. The high-resolution image taken of the bright Harpagia Sulcus area by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during a flyby.
PIA02581:
Not-so-smooth Bright Terrain of Harpagia Sulcus
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Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft took this image of dark terrain within Nicholson Regio, near the border with Harpagia Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede. The ancient, heavily cratered dark terrain is faulted by a series of scarps.
PIA02582:
Stair-step Scarps in Dark Terrain on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-13 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These two frames, derived from images of Jupiter's moon Ganymede by NASA's Galileo and Voyager spacecraft, show bright terrain types and topography within an area called Sippar Sulcus in Ganymede's southern hemisphere.
PIA03214:
Sippar Sulcus, Ganymede
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Solid-State Imaging
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Embayment of ridges and troughs in a portion of the Sippar Sulcus area of Jupiter's moon Ganymede in this image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft is interpreted as evidence that the low-lying area was filled in by flooding with low-viscosity material.
PIA03216:
Ridges and Troughs in Sippar Sulcus, Ganymede
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Solid-State Imaging
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An irregularly shaped caldera, or pit, within the bright swath called Sippar Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede dominates this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA03217:
Caldera in Sippar Sulcus, Ganymede
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Solid-State Imaging
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This perspective view, simulating a low altitude flight over the surface of Ganymede, was made possible by topographic analysis of stereo images of the Sippar Sulcus region. Such a view was made possible when NASA's Galileo spacecraft passed Ganymede.
PIA03218:
Ganymede Topography
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Voyager
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Global Map of Ganymede
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Global Map of Ganymede
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Voyager
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To present the best information in a single view of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, a global image mosaic was assembled, incorporating the best available imagery from NASA's Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft and NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA17901:
Ganymede Global Geologic Map and Global Image Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows two impact craters that are superimposed on Memphis Facula, a large bright circular feature in the otherwise generally dark terrain in Galileo Regio on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede.
PIA01607:
Dark-floored Impact Craters on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Ganymede Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo has eyes that can see more than ours can. By looking at what we call the infrared wavelengths, types and sizes of material on the surface of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede, can be determined.
PIA00500:
NIMS Ganymede Surface Map
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Solid-State Imaging
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Topographic detail is seen in a stereoscopic view of this part of Jupiter's moon Ganymede. This image is a computer reconstruction from two images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in 1996.
PIA00498:
Stereo View of Ganymede's Galileo Regio
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Solid-State Imaging
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Terrain units and topography of the area where a bright swath called Erech Sulcus intersects northern Sippar Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede are shown in these frames taken from images of Jupiter's moon Ganymede by NASA's Galileo and Voyager spacecraft.
PIA03215:
Erech Sulcus, Ganymede
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The left image is an airbrush map of the surface of Ganymede from NASA's Voyager data. The small square shows the location of Antum crater, target of the image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft on the right.
PIA00854:
Antum Crater
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NASA's Voyager images were used to create a global view of Ganymede. The cut-out reveals the interior structure of this icy moon.
PIA00519:
Ganymede G1 & G2 Encounters - Interior of Ganymede
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Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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This infrared image of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, showing heat radiation from its surface at a wavelength of about 60 microns, provides best view yet of nighttime temperatures on this hemisphere of Ganymede. Image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01146:
Nighttime Temperatures on Ganymede
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Solid-State Imaging
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A simulated flyover of an area on Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, based on images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, takes the viewer over rugged, ancient terrain that is interrupted by a bright icy swath of more recent surfacing.
PIA02583:
Arbela Sulcus Flyover Movie Animation Icon
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Cutaway views of the possible internal structures of the Galilean satellites. Ganymede at lower left, Callisto at lower right, Io on upper left, and Europa on upper right in a combined biew from NASA's Galileo and Voyager spacecraft.
PIA01082:
Possible Internal Structures of the Galilean Satellites
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Ancient impact craters shown in this image of Jupiter's moon Ganymede taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft testify to the great age of the terrain, dating back several billion years.
PIA00580:
Ganymede Galileo Regio High Resolution Mosaic Shown in Context
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Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of Jupiterís moon Ganymede consists of more than 100 images acquired with NASAís Voyager and Galileo spacecrafts, showing irregular lumps beneath the icy surface.
PIA05077:
Lumps Within Ganymede
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Natural color view of Ganymede from NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its first encounter with the satellite. The dark areas are the older, more heavily cratered regions and the light areas are younger, tectonically deformed regions.
PIA00716:
Ganymede Color Global
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Solid-State Imaging
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Topographic detail is seen in this stereoscopic view of the Galileo Regio region of Jupiter's moon Ganymede. The picture is a computer reconstruction from two images taken by NASA's Galileo during 1996.
PIA00521:
Stereo View of Ganymede's Galileo Region
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Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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This map shows the temperatures for most of the surface of Ganymede made from data taken by on Jun. 26, 1996 as NASA's Galileo approached the sunlit side of the moon.
PIA01232:
Temperature Map of Ganymede
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft acquired this global mosaic (right) during Galileo's third orbit on Nov. 4, 1996. The lighter bluish area in the upper latitudes is the Asgard multi-ring structure with crater Burr to the north and Tornasuk to the east.
PIA00844:
NIMS Callisto Global Mosaic
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Voyager
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This is a frame from an animation of a rotating globe of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, with a geologic map superimposed over a global color mosaic, incorporating the best available imagery from NASA's Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft, and Galileo spacecraft.
PIA17902:
Rotating Globe of Ganymede Geology Animation Icon
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A mosaic of four NASA's Galileo spacecraft's high-resolution images of the Uruk Sulcus region of Jupiter's moon Ganymede (Latitude 11 N, Longitude: 170 W) is shown within the context of an image of the region taken by Voyager 2 in 1979.
PIA00579:
Ganymede Uruk Sulcus High Resolution Mosaic Shown in Context
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Dramatic view of fine details in ice hills and valleys in an unnamed region on Jupiter's moon Ganymede. This image was
taken on June 28, 1996, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00707:
Fine Details of the Icy Surface of Ganymede
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These frames demonstrate the dramatic improvement in the resolution of pictures that NASA's Galileo spacecraft is returning compared to previous images of the Jupiter system.
PIA00722:
Galileo Resolutions: Ganymede and the San Francisco Bay Area
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An ancient dark terrain surface is cut by orthogonal sets of fractures on Jupiter's moon Ganymede. This image of northern 

Marius Regio was obtained on September 6, 1996.
PIA01056:
Ganymede Groove Lanes
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On Sept. 6, 1996, NASA's Galileo spacecraft observed this circular 36 kilometer (22 mile) diameter impact crater near the north pole of Jupiter's moon Ganymede with a floor that is partially brightened.
PIA01057:
A Polar Crater on Ganymede
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Solid-State Imaging
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View of the region of Ganymede's Uruk Sulcus placed on a lower resolution Voyager view taken 17 years prior to NASA's
Galileo spacecraft in 1996. North is to the top and the sun illuminates the surface from almost overhead in the Galileo view.
PIA00705:
Detail of Ganymede's Uruk Sulcus Region as Viewed by Galileo and Voyager
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Solid-State Imaging
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View of Ganymede from NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its first encounter with the satellite, taken on June 26, 1996.
PIA00706:
Ganymede Global
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Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image on September 6, 1996 showing ridges on the edge of Ganymede's north polar cap.
PIA01058:
Bright and Dark Slopes on Ganymede
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Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image on September 6, 1996 showing grooved terrain in the area of Nippur Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede.
PIA01059:
Grooves and Craters on Ganymede
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Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image on September 6, 1996 showing a region of grooved terrain on Jupiter's moon Ganymede has been partially covered by ejecta from an ancient impact structure known as a palimpsest.
PIA01060:
Palimpsest secondary craters on Ganymede
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image on September 6, 1996 showing two large, ancient impact craters, known as palimpsests, have modified this area of dark terrain on Jupiter's moon Ganymede.
PIA01061:
Secondary Craters on Ganymede
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image on September 6, 1996 showing this area of dark terrain on Jupiter's moon Ganymede lies near a transitional area between dark and bright terrain.
PIA01062:
Fractures in Transitional Terrain on Ganymede
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft took this global view of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede's trailing side in March, 1988. The colors are enhanced to emphasize color differences.
PIA01666:
Ganymede's Trailing Hemisphere
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During NASA's Galileo spacecraft's second orbit, images were obtained within the northern polar cap of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede, across a north-south trending boundary between the grooved terrain of Philae Sulcus and the dark terrain of Galileo Regio.
PIA01608:
High Latitude "Bright" and "Dark" Terrains on Ganymede
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View of the Marius Regio and Nippur Sulcus area of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede showing the dark and bright grooved terrain which is typical of this satellite. Image taken by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01618:
Regional View of Ganymede
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows a mosaic of Buto Facula, a so-called 'palimpsest' situated in Marius Regio on Jupiter's largest satellite Ganymede. Palimpsests are bright, nearly circular patches, believed to be remnant impact features.
PIA01659:
Buto Facula - A Palimpsest on Ganymede
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The shallow, scalloped depression in the center of this picture from NASA's Galileo spacecraft is a caldera-like feature 5 to 20 kilometers (3 to 12 miles) wide on Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede.
PIA02580:
Caldera-like depression on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-01 Gaspra Galileo
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This picture of asteroid 951 Gaspra is a mosaic of two images taken by the Galileo spacecraft from a range of 5,300 kilometers (3,300 miles), some 10 minutes before closest approach on October 29, 1991.
PIA00118:
Gaspra - Highest Resolution Mosaic
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This picture of asteroid 951 Gaspra is a mosaic of two images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft from a range of 5,300 kilometers (3,300 miles), some 10 minutes before closest approach on October 29, 1991.
PIA00119:
Highest Resolution Gaspra Mosaic
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This montage shows asteroid 951 Gaspra (top) compared with Deimos (lower left) and Phobos (lower right), the moons of Mars.
PIA00078:
Gaspra, Deimos, and Phobos Comparison
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This first image of asteroid 951 Gaspra was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 29, 1991, from a distance of 16,200 kilometers (10,000 miles). The Sun is shining from the right.
PIA00228:
Gaspra - First Image
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This time-exposure picture of the asteroid Gaspra and background stars is one of four optical navigation images made by NASA's Galileo's imaging system to improve knowledge of Gaspra's location for the spacecraft flyby.
PIA00229:
Gaspra Optical Navigation Image
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These two color views of the asteroid Gaspra were produced by combining three images taken through violet, green, and infrared filters by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 29, 1991.
PIA00125:
Gaspra - True and Enhanced Color
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This montage of 11 images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it flew by the asteroid Gaspra on Oct. 1991, shows Gaspra growing progressively larger in the field of view of Galileo's solid-state imaging camera as the spacecraft approached the asteroid.
PIA00079:
Gaspra Approach Sequence
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This picture shows the asteroids Ida (left) and Gaspra (right) to the same scale. These images were taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft while enroute to Jupiter. Gaspra was imaged on October 29, 1991 at a range of 3,300 miles (5,300 km).
PIA00332:
Ida and Gaspra
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During its examination of the asteroid Ida, NASA's Galileo spacecraft returned images of a second object, Dactyl--the first confirmed satellite or moon of an asteroid; the much smaller moon is visible to the right of Ida.
PIA00333:
Asteroid Ida and its Satellite Dactyl in Enhanced Color
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This color picture is made from images taken by the imaging system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft about 14 minutes before its closest approach to asteroid 243 Ida on August 28, 1993.
PIA00069:
Ida and Dactyl in Enhanced Color
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This view of the asteroid 243 Ida is a mosaic of five image frames acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft's solid-state imaging system at ranges of 3,057 to 3,821 kilometers (1,900 to 2,375 miles) on August 28, 1993.
PIA00135:
Asteroid Ida - Five Frame Mosaic
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This is the first full picture showing both asteroid 243 Ida and its newly discovered moon to be transmitted to Earth NASA's Galileo spacecraft -- the first conclusive evidence that natural satellites of asteroids exist.
PIA00136:
Asteroid Ida and Its Moon
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This composite image shows the asteroid 243 Ida as seen from NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its approach on August 28, 1993.
PIA00137:
Asteroid Ida - 6 Views Showing Rotation
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NASA's Galileo imaging system captured this picture of the limb of the asteroid 243 Ida about 46 seconds after its closest approach on August 28, 1993, from a range of only 2480 kilometers.
PIA00138:
Asteroid Ida - Limb at Closest Approach
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This set of color images of asteroid 243 Ida was taken by the imaging system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it approached and raced past the asteroid on August 28, 1993.
PIA00330:
Nine Galileo Views in Natural Color of Main-Belt Asteroid Ida
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This set of color images of asteroid 243 Ida was taken by the imaging system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it approached and raced past the asteroid on August 28, 1993.
PIA00331:
Nine Galileo Views in Exaggerated Color of Main-Belt Asteroid Ida
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
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The images used to create this enhanced color composite of Io were acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its seventh orbit (G7) of Jupiter. Low sun angles near the terminator offer lighting conditions which emphasize the topography on volcanic Io.
PIA00738:
Topography and Volcanoes on Io (color)
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Five color views of Jupiter's moon Io, as seen by NASA's Galileo spacecraft camera, were taken between the 25th and the 29th of June, 1996
PIA00491:
Five Color Views of Io
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Io, the most volcanic body in the solar system, is seen in front of Jupiter's cloudy atmosphere in this image taken Sept. 7, 1996, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, now orbiting the giant planet.
PIA00494:
Io in front of Jupiter
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Volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io are compared in these images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft (right) taken in early September of this year, and from the Voyager spacecraft (left) taken in 1979.
PIA00495:
Changing volcanoes on Io
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Shown here is a highest-resolution image of Io (Latitude: -60 to +20 degrees, Longitude: 150 to 230 degrees) acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, revealing a great variety of landforms.
PIA00536:
Geologic Landforms on Io
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Shown here is a portion of a high-resolution image of Io (Latitude: +10 to +60 degrees, Longitude: 180 to 225 degrees) acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, revealing immense lava flows and other volcanic landforms.
PIA00537:
Volcanically Active Regions on Io
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Four views of the volcano Ra Patera on Jupiter's moon Io showing changes seen on June 27th, 1996 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as compared to views seen by the Voyager spacecraft during the 1979 flybys.
PIA00709:
Massive Resurfacing of the Ionian Volcano Ra Patera
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Four views of the hemisphere of Io which faces Jupiter showing changes seen on June 27th, 1996 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as compared to views seen by the Voyager spacecraft during the 1979 flybys.
PIA00712:
Resurfacing of the Jupiter-facing hemisphere of Io
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The three images of Io in eclipse (top) show volcanic hot spots and airglow associated with volcanic plumes and Io's atmosphere. They were acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during three separate orbits of Jupiter when the Io was in Jupiter's shadow.
PIA00739:
Eclipse Images of Io (3 views)
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Shown here are color-coded images of Io in eclipse (top). The images were acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its tenth orbit around Jupiter.
PIA01094:
Io Degassing from sub- and anti-Jupiter Regions
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Shown here is one of the topographic mapping images of Jupiter's moon Io (Latitude: +5 to +48 degrees, Longitude: 120 to 185 degrees) acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, revealing a great variety of landforms.
PIA01104:
Geologic Landforms on Io (Area 2)
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Shown here is one of the topographic mapping images of Jupiter's moon Io (Latitude: +2 to +65 degrees, Longitude: 150 to 223 degrees) acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, revealing a great variety of landforms.
PIA01105:
Geologic Landforms on Io (Area 3)
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Shown here is one of the topographic mapping images of Jupiter's moon Io (Latitude: -60 to 20 degrees, Longitude: 180 to 270 degrees) acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, revealing a great variety of landforms.
PIA01106:
Geologic Landforms on Io (Area 4)
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Shown here is one of the topographic mapping images of Jupiter's moon Io (Latitude: -40 to +90 degrees, Longitude: 210-320 degrees) acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, revealing a great variety of landforms.
PIA01107:
Geologic Landforms on Io (Area 5)
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