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High Resolution Globe of Jupiter
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High Resolution Globe of Jupiter

March 19, 2003
This true-color simulated view of Jupiter is composed of 4 images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on December 7, 2000. To illustrate what Jupiter would have looked like if the cameras had a field-of-view large enough to capture the entire planet, the cylindrical map was projected onto a globe. The resolution is about 144 kilometers (89 miles) per pixel.Jupiter's moon Europa is casting the shadow on the planet.


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