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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This set of four images, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows a sequence of volcanic activity on Jupiter's moon Io over the last two years.
PIA02503:
Migrating Volcanic Plumes on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A volcano named Zamama on Jupiter's moon Io has recently changed in appearance as seen in this pair of images of Io acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it approached Io in preparation for a close flyby.
PIA02504:
Close-up of Zamama, Io (Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The volcano called Prometheus, found on Jupiter's moon Io, could be called the Old Faithful of the outer solar system, because its volcanic plume has been visible every time it has been observed since 1979. Image obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02505:
Close-up of Prometheus, Io (color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This pair of volcanic features on Jupiter's moon Io represents the longest active lava flow known to exist in our solar system. This image, one of the highest resolution pictures ever taken of Io, was obtained by NASA s Galileo spacecraft on July 3, 1999.
PIA02506:
Amirani-Maui: Longest Known Active Lava Flow in the Solar System
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-25 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The highest resolution image ever of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io, (the black and white image at top), was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 10, 1999, from an altitude of 617 kilometers (417 miles).
PIA02507:
Highest Resolution Image Ever Obtained of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-11-04 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This is a high-resolution image of part of Prometheus, an active volcano on Jupiter's volcanic moon Io. The image was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 10, 1999, during its close flyby of Io.
PIA02508:
Galileo Discovers Caldera at Prometheus Volcano, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-11-19 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Brightly glowing lava from the volcano Pele is seen in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it receded from its close flyby of Jupiter's moon Io in October, 1999.
PIA02510:
Pele's Glow
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-11-19 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This collage of images shows the dizzying rate of geologic activity at one of the many erupting volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io, as viewed by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during the closest-ever Io flyby on October 10, 1999.
PIA02512:
Ongoing Geologic Activity at Prometheus Volcano, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-11-19 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Unusual mountains on Jupiter's moon Io are shown in these images that were captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its close Io flyby. The top four pictures show four different mountains at resolutions of about 500 meters per picture element.
PIA02513:
Collapsing Mountains on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This pair of images depicts the magic worked by JPL engineers to repair radiation damage to images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft camera during an October 10 close flyby of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io.
PIA02517:
Reconstruction of Scrambled Io Images
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of images collected by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1999 shows a fountain of lava spewing above the surface of Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA02519:
Lava Fountains on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its close flyby of Jupiter's moon Io shows some curious mountains. The Sun is illuminating the scene from the left, and because it is setting, exaggerates the shadows cast by the mountains.
PIA02520:
Mountains on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of images collected by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1999 shows a fountain of lava spewing above the surface of Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA02525:
Interpreted Lava Fountains on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-31 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Detail of one of the calderas, or collapsed volcanic craters, on Jupiter's moon Io, is seen in these images acquired on February 22, 2000by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Taken from a distance of 700 to 800 kilometers (roughly 400 to 500 miles).
PIA02551:
Snapshots of Chaac: Io's Calderas Up Close
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-31 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image, acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 22, 2000, is the highest resolution image ever taken of Io. The resolution is 5.2 meters (18 feet) per picture element.
PIA02556:
Highest-Resolution Picture of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-26 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Most of the 12 images in this mosaic were taken on February 22, 2000, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. It has been merged with lower-resolution color data acquired by Galileo during the summer of 1999.
PIA02566:
Io's Chain of Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-26 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This pair of images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft captures a dynamic eruption at Tvashtar Catena, a chain of volcanic bowls on Jupiter's moon Io. They show a change in the location of hot lava over a period of a few months in 1999 and early 2000.
PIA02584:
Eruption at Tvashtar Catena on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-23 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Images taken at different times and from different positions by NASA's Galileo spacecraft provide information about the three-dimensional structure of a large mountain named Tohil Mons on Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA02586:
Tohil Mons, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-10-04 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Backlit views show a giant volcanic plume as a bulge on the crescent edge of Jupiter's moon Io, and more fully lit views reveal rings where sulfur-rich plume material has fallen back to the ground, in images captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02592:
Northern Plume and Plume Deposits on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-11-27 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A cliff slumps outward in these high-resolution views that NASA's Galileo spacecraft captured the edge of a mountain named Telegonus Mensa on Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA02597:
Slumping Cliff on Io in High Resolution
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-12-10 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Clues about how lava spreads great distances on Jupiter's volcanic moon Io come from high-resolution views taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft of a lava channel flowing out of Emakong Patera near Io's equator.
PIA02598:
Lava Channel at Io's Emakong Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Scientists pointed NASA's Galileo spacecraft camera at the Tohil region of Jupiter's moon Io to investigate the curious relationship between Io's mountains and its volcanoes.
PIA03527:
Detailed View of Mountain and Craters at Tohil, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of Tvashtar Catena on Jupiter's moon Io, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001, completes a series of views depicting changes in the region over a period of nearly two years. A catena is a chain of volcanic craters.
PIA03529:
Galileo's Last View of Tvashtar, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Light from the setting Sun falls across the Loki volcanic region on Jupiter's moon Io in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001. The image was taken to examine the relative depths and heights of features in the region.
PIA03530:
Galileo's Best View of Loki Volcano on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The source area of what had been a towering volcanic plume two months earlier lies in the far-right frame of this mosaic of images taken of Jupiter's moon Io by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001.
PIA03531:
New plume vent near Zamama, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001, near the equator of Jupiter's moon Io shows the contrast in volcanism styles found on Io. The central feature is a large patera, or volcanic depression, almost 100 kilometers (60 miles) long.
PIA03532:
Volcanic Depression and Shield Volcano, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The Amirani lava flow on Jupiter's moon Io appears to be made up of many individual flows; the newest flows are the brightest spots in this infrared image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA03533:
Amirani Lava Flow on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Nine previously unknown volcanoes have been discovered from this infrared image of Jupiter's moon Io, acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001.
PIA03534:
Io in Infrared with Giant Plume's New Hot Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-12-10 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Dramatic shadows across a mountainous landscape on Jupiter's moon Io reveal details of the topography around a peak named Tohil Mons in this mosaic created from images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in October 2001.
PIA03600:
Tall Mountain, Tohil Mons, on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-06 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft reveals fresh lava in a wide pit named Gish Bar Patera on Jupiter's moon Io. The patera, or depression, is quite large: 106.3 kilometers (66 miles) by 115.0 kilometers (71 miles).
PIA03884:
Recent Eruption at Gish Bar Patera on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-06 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A field of bright lava flows next to a shield volcano could be a source of recent sulfur volcanism on Io, as detected by instruments aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA03887:
Potential Source of Sulfur Flow on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-06 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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An infrared thermal map and a visible-light image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show the likelihood of an active lava lake at a volcanic feature called Gish Bar on Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA03888:
Io's Gish Bar Volcanic Region in Infrared
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-11-19 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The volcano Pele glows in the night in this close-up image of Jupiter's moon Io, obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in the closest-ever Io flyby on October 10, 1999. Only surfaces hotter than 600 degrees Celsius are visible in this image.
PIA02511:
Pele's Hot Caldera Margin
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Four views of the volcano Loki 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.
PIA00710:
Changes near the Volcano Loki Patera on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The ring system of Jupiter was imaged by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 9, 1996. In this image the west ansa of Jupiter's main ring is seen at a resolution of 24 kilometers per pixel.
PIA00538:
The Main Ring of Jupiter (clear filter)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Jupiter's ring system, as seen by NASA's Galileo Orbiter, is composed of three parts, a flat main ring, a lenticular halo interior to the main ring, and the gossamer ring, which lies exterior to the main ring.
PIA00658:
Jupiter's Ring Halo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-25 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft acquired this mosaic of Jupiter's ring system when the spacecraft was in Jupiter's shadow looking back toward the Sun. Jupiter's ring system is composed of three parts: a gossamer ring, a flat main ring, and a donut-shaped halo.
PIA03001:
Jovian Ring System Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-03-31 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images, derived from data obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, show the subtle ripples in the ring of Jupiter that scientists have been able to trace back to the impact of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 in July 1994.
PIA13893:
Subtle Ripples in Jupiter's Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-03-23 J Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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First evidence of a ring around the planet Jupiter is seen in this photograph taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on March 4, 1979. The multiple exposure of the extremely thin faint ring appears as a broad light band crossing the center of the picture.
PIA02251:
Jupiter's Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-08 J Rings Voyager
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Jupiter's faint ring system is shown in this color composite as two light orange lines protruding from the left toward Jupiter's limb. This image was taken by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft.
PIA01529:
Jupiter Ring System
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A mosaic of four images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 8, 1996, at a resolution of approximately 46 kilometers (28.5 miles) per picture element (pixel) along Jupiter's rings.
PIA00701:
Jupiter's Main Ring/Ring Halo
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-09 J Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The rings of Jupiter proved to be unexpectedly bright when seen with the Sun nearly behind them. Strong forward scattering of sunlight is characteristic of small particles. This view was obtained by NASA's Voyager 2.
PIA00376:
Rings of Jupiter Star Trail
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-09 J Rings Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The rings of Jupiter proved to be unexpectedly bright when seen with the Sun nearly behind them. Strong forward scattering of sunlight is characteristic of small particles. This view was obtained by NASA's Voyager 2.
PIA00377:
Rings of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-02 J Rings New Horizons
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Jupiter's Rings
PIA09249:
Jupiter's Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 J Rings Voyager
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First evidence of a ring around the planet Jupiter is seen in this photograph taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on March 4, 1979. The multiple exposure of the extremely thin faint ring appears as a broad light band crossing the center of the picture.
PIA01484:
First Evidence of Jupiter Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Jupiter's ring system is composed of three parts: a flat main ring, a toroidal halo interior to the main ring, and the 

gossamer ring, which lies exterior to the main ring, as seen in this image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft taken on Nov. 9, 1996.
PIA00659:
Jupiter's Gossamer Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A mosaic of four images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Nov. 8, 1996, Jupiter's ring system is composed of three parts,a flat main ring, a lenticular halo interior to the main ring, and the gossamer ring, which lies exterior to the main ring.
PIA00657:
Jupiter's Main Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-15 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of Jupiter's ring system was acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft when the Sun was behind the planet, and the spacecraft was in Jupiter's shadow peering back toward the Sun.
PIA01621:
Jupiter's Ring System
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-15 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The top and bottom panels show a mosaic of images of Jupiter's rings taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Jupiter is to the right of this mosaic, and different brightness scales accent different parts of the ring system.
PIA01622:
Jupiter's Main Ring and Halo
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-15 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of five images was taken through the clear filter of the solid state imaging system (CCD) aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The top panel displays only the data, while the bottom panel gives the location of some of Jupiter's small ring moons.
PIA01623:
Jupiter's Gossamer Ring Structure
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-15 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This schematic cut-away view of the components of Jupiter's ring system shows the geometry of the rings in relation to Jupiter and to the small inner satellites, which are the source of the dust which forms the rings.
PIA01627:
Jupiter's Inner Satellites and Ring Components
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-15 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The schematic structures of Jupiter's main and gossamer rings are depicted here. Scientists studying data from NASA's Galileo have found that the ring system is made up of impact debris created when meteoroids slam into Jupiter's four smallest satellites.
PIA01628:
Jupiter's Main and Gossamer Ring Structures
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Jupiter Voyager
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This color view of the region just to the East of the Great Red Spot was taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on March 4, 1979 at a distance of 1,000,000 miles (1,800,000 km).
PIA00019:
Cloud Layers East of the Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-26 Jupiter Voyager
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This mosaic of Jupiter's Great Red Spot taken by NASA's Voyager 1, shows the area around the northern boundary where a white cloud is seen which extends to east of the region.
PIA00065:
Jupiter's Great Red Spot Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Pseudo-true color mosaic of a belt-zone boundary near Jupiter's equator. The images that make up the four quadrants of this mosaic were taken within a few minutes of each other by NASA's Galileo orbiter.
PIA00574:
"True" Color Mosaic of Jupiter's Belt-Zone Boundary
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Clouds and hazes at various altitudes within the dynamic Jovian atmosphere are revealed by multi-color imaging taken during the second orbit (G2) on September 5, 1996 by Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00582:
Jupiter's Multi-level Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-06 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This photographic mosaic of images covering an area of 34,000 kilometers by 22,000 kilometers (about 21,100 by 13,600 miles) in Jupiter's equatorial region was taken by NASA's Galileo orbiter on December 17, 1996.
PIA00604:
Jupiter Equatorial Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These images, acquired December 17, 1996 by NASA's Galileo orbiter, show a small portion of the equatorial region of Jupiter of a dark clearing of clouds in the meteorologically-active troposphere.
PIA00848:
NIMS Views of a Jovian "Hot Spot"
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The NIMS instrument onboard NASA's Galileo orbiter observes the structure and composition of Jupiter clouds.
PIA01224:
NIMS Observes the Structure and Composition of Jupiter's Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-04-02 Jupiter Galileo
Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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This map shows temperatures for the region around Jupiter's Great Red Spot and an area to the northwest. This map was made from data taken by NASA's Photopolarimeter/Radiometer (PPR) instrument on June 26, 1996.
PIA01233:
Photopolarimeter/Radiometer (PPR) Temperature Map of Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-23 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The Great Red Spot (below and right of center) seen in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a giant atmospheric storm as wide as two Earths and over 300 years old.
PIA02821:
Jupiter's Great Red Spot in Cassini Image
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-01-23 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Day and night side mages taken by NASA's Cassini on January 1, 2001 illustrating storms visible on the day side which are the sources of visible lightning when viewed on the night side.
PIA02878:
Jupiter Night and Day
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft took narrow-angle images of Jupiter's outer atmosphere, showing the giant planet as if it were constantly bathed in sunlight.
PIA02866:
3-D Atmosphere Movie
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft took narrow-angle images of Jupiter's outer atmosphere, showing the giant planet as if it were constantly bathed in sunlight.
PIA02867:
2-D Atmosphere Movie
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-31 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This image is a still frame, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows white oval storms in Jupiter's southern hemisphere that rotate counterclockwise, similar to the larger Great Red Spot.
PIA02869:
Southern Hemisphere Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, a small white spot, probably a thunderstorm, lies to the south of a larger, brown spot on Jupiter.
PIA02871:
Storm Merger on Jupiter
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MVIC
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Two Moons Meet over Jupiter
PIA09256:
Two Moons Meet over Jupiter
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MVIC
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Jupiter's High-Altitude Clouds
PIA09339:
Jupiter's High-Altitude Clouds
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LEISA
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Probing Storm Activity on Jupiter
PIA09340:
Probing Storm Activity on Jupiter
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MVIC
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With its Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC), half of the Ralph instrument, New Horizons captured several pictures of mesoscale gravity waves in Jupiter's equatorial atmosphere.
PIA10097:
Atmospheric Waves
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MVIC
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This is a composite of several images taken in several colors by the New Horizons Multispectral Visual Imaging Camera, or MVIC.
PIA10098:
Atmospheric Structure
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of the Great Red Spot on Jupiter from NASA's Galileo orbiter was taken over a 76 second interval beginning at universal time 14 hours, 31 minutes, 52 seconds on June 26, 1996.
PIA00832:
Mosaic of Jupiter's Great Red Spot (727 nm)
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Solid-State Imaging
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These images, taken on February 19, 1997 by NASA's Galileo orbiter, show two of the three long-lived White Ovals that formed to the south of the Jupiter's Great Red Spot.
PIA00857:
Jupiter's Long-lived White Ovals in False Color (Time Set 4)
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Solid-State Imaging
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Jupiter's atmospheric circulation is dominated by alternating eastward and westward jets from equatorial to polar latitudes. This image was taken on April 3, 1997, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00889:
Jupiter's Northern Hemisphere in a Methane Band (Time Set 3)
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Solid-State Imaging
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This image is a mosaic of Jupiter's northern hemisphere, taken by NASA' Galileo spacecraft in 1997. Differences in coloration are due to the composition and abundance of trace chemicals in Jupiter's atmosphere.
PIA00892:
Jupiter's Northern Hemisphere in True Color (Time Set 1)
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Solid-State Imaging
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Mosaic of an equatorial 'hotspot' on Jupiter at 410 nanometers (nm). The mosaic covers an area of 34,000 kilometers by 11,000 kilometers. These images were taken on December 17, 1996 by the Solid State Imaging system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01208:
Jupiter's Equatorial Region in Violet Light (Time Set 3)
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Reconstruction of a plume on Jupiter, photographed on March 1, 1979 by NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft.
PIA01518:
Jupiter Plume
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This view of the region just to the Southeast of the Great Red Spot was taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on March 4, 1979 at a distance of 1,100,000 miles (1,800,000 km).
PIA00017:
Cloud Layers Southeast of the Great Red Spot
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This view from NASA's Voyager 1 in 1979 is of the region just to the east of the Red Spot, seen in greatly exaggerated color.
PIA00020:
Exaggerated Color East of the Great Red Spot
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This computer generated map of Jupiter was made from 10 color images of Jupiter taken Feb. 1, 1979, by NASA's Voyager 1, during a single, 10 hour rotation of the planet.
PIA00011:
Cylindrical Projection of Jupiter
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This dramatic view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and its surroundings was obtained by NASA's Voyager 1 on Feb. 25, 1979. The colorful, wavy cloud pattern to the left of the Red Spot is a region of extraordinarily complex end variable wave motion.
PIA00014:
Jupiter Great Red Spot
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VG Imaging Science Subsystem
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This large brown oval, photographed on Mar. 2, 1979 by NASA's Voyager 1. Features of this sort are not rare on Jupiter and have an average lifetime of one to two years. Above the feature is the pale orange North Temperate Belt.
PIA00015:
Large Brown Oval
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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This view of the Great Red Spot is seen in greatly exaggerated color. The colors do not represent the true hues seen in the Jovian atmosphere but have been produced by special computer processing to enhance subtle variations in both color and shading.
PIA00018:
Exaggerated Color View of the Great Red Spot
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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NASA'S Voyager 1 took this picture of the planet Jupiter on Jan. 6, 1979, the first in its three-month-long, close-up investigation of the largest planet.
PIA00029:
First Close-up Image of Jupiter from Voyager 1
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 1 took this photo of Jupiter and two of its satellites (Io, left, and Europa) on Feb. 13, 1979. Io is above Jupiter's Great Red Spot; Europa is above Jupiter's clouds. The poles are dark and reddish.
PIA00144:
Jupiter with Satellites Io and Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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This view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot is a mosaic of two images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The Great Red Spot is a storm in Jupiter's atmosphere and is at least 300 years-old. The image was taken on June 26, 1996.
PIA00296:
Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Jupiter, its Great Red Spot and three of its four largest satellites are visible in this photo taken Feb. 5, 1979, by Voyager 1. Io, Europa, and Callisto are seen against Jupiter's disk.
PIA00358:
Jupiter and Three Galilean Satellites
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Solid-State Imaging
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The Great Red Spot (GRS) of Jupiter as seen by NASA's Galileo imaging system. The image is a mosaic of six images taken over an 80 second interval during the first GRS observing sequence on June 26, 1996.
PIA00488:
Great Red Spot Mosaic - Near-infrared Filter
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Solid-State Imaging
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False color representation of Jupiter's Great Red Spot (GRS) taken by NASA's Galileo imaging system. The Great Red Spot appears pink and the surrounding region blue because of the particular color coding used in this representation.
PIA00489:
False Color Mosaic Great Red Spot
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Solid-State Imaging
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This montage features activity in the turbulent region of Jupiter's Great Red Spot (GRS). Four sets of images of the GRS were taken by NASA's Galileo imaging system over an 11.5 hour period on 26 June, 1996.
PIA00490:
Features of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo orbiter looks at Jupiter's Great Red Spot, in these views from June 26, 1996. NIMS studies infrared wavelengths of light that our eye cannot see.
PIA00501:
NIMS Spectral Maps of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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Solid-State Imaging
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Scientists spotted what appear to be thunderheads on Jupiter bright white cumulus clouds similar to those that bring thunderstorms on Earth, at the outer edges of Jupiter's Great Red Spot. The photos were taken by NASA's Galileo' orbiter on June 26, 1996.
PIA00506:
Thunderheads on Jupiter
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Solid-State Imaging
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These two views of Jupiter obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft show evidence of strikingly different stratospheric hazes between the polar regions and low or mid latitudes. The Great Red Spot shows in one mosaic taken on June 26, 1996.
PIA00522:
Jupiter Stratospheric Haze Comparison
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Solid-State Imaging
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This image, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows the darkside of Jupiter, the part not illuminated by sunlight. The curved line crossing from the lower left to the upper right is the auroral arc on the horizon.
PIA00560:
Aurora Borealis on Jupiter
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Solid-State Imaging
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This 'family portrait,' a composite of the Jovian system, includes the edge of Jupiter with its Great Red Spot, and Jupiter's four largest moons, known as the Galilean satellites. From top to bottom, the moons shown are Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto.
PIA00600:
Family Portrait of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and the Galilean Satellites
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Solid-State Imaging
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True and false color views of Jupiter from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show an equatorial 'hotspot' on Jupiter. These images cover an area 34,000 kilometers by 11,000 kilometers (about 21,100 by 6,800 miles) and were taken on December 17, 1996.
PIA00602:
E4 True and False Color Hot Spot Mosaic
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Solid-State Imaging
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Jupiter's aurora on the night side of the planet is seen here at five different wavelengths. Jupiter's bright crescent, which is about half illuminated, is out of view to the right in this image taken on April 2, 1997 by NASA's Galileo orbiter.
PIA00605:
Visible Jovian Aurora
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Solid-State Imaging
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Oval cloud systems of this type are often associated with chaotic cyclonic systems such as the balloon-shaped vortex seen here between the well-formed ovals. These images were taken on February 19, 1997 by NASA's Galileo orbiter.
PIA00700:
Jupiter's White Ovals/True and False Color
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Solid-State Imaging
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This image was acquired on May 6, 1997 while Io was in eclipse (in Jupiter's shadow) during NASA's Galileo spacecraft's eighth orbit, and reveals several dynamic processes.
PIA00704:
Io Eclipse/Volcanic Eruption
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Solid-State Imaging
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Roughly true color image of the Great Red Spot of Jupiter as taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on June 26, 1996.
PIA00708:
True Color of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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