Jupiter and Io

This picture is a composite of a black and white near infrared image of Jupiter and its satellite Io and a colour image of Io at shorter wavelengths taken at almost the same time on March 5, 1994. These are the first images of a giant planet or its satellites taken by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) since the repair mission in December 1993.


John Spencer, Lowell Observatory; NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Release date:16 May 1994, 06:00
Size:800 x 600 px

About the Object

Name:Io, Jupiter
Type:Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
Solar System : Planet : Satellite
Category:Solar System

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