Time-lapse of Jupiter’s three moon transit

These new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope images capture a rare occurrence as three of Jupiter’s largest moons parade across the giant gas planet’s banded face.

Hubble took a string of images of the event which are stitched together to show the three satellites — Europa, Callisto and Io — in action in this time-lapse video.

Credit:

NASAESA, Hubble Heritage Team

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Id:heic1504a
Release date:5 February 2015, 16:00
Related releases:heic1504
Duration:18 s

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Name:Callisto, Europa, Io, Jupiter
Type:Solar System : Planet : Satellite
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