Jupiter - Voyager 2

Jupiter and Io from 24 million km

Voyager 2 image of Jupiter taken one month before closest approach at a distance of 24 million km. Jupiter's moon Io can be seen at the right. At the left can be seen the shadow of Jupiter's largest moon Ganymede, on the Jovian cloud tops. Jupiter is about 143,000 km in diameter and Io is 3600 km. North is at 11:00. (Voyager 2, P-21714)
Full resolution size: 245K

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1979-06-10
Distance/Range (km): 24,000,000
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): Flyby

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: global view
Instrument: Narrow Angle Vidicon Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 800 x 800, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): .424 x .424
Filter: clear, orange, green
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: P-21714
Other Image ID number: 79-HC-260
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 77-076A-01B
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams, dave.williams@nasa.gov, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander, jay.s.friedlander@nasa.gov, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck, edwin.j.grayzeck@nasa.gov

Last updated: 24 September 2015