Jupiter Moon Transit, January 24, 2015 (07:10 UT)

Jupiter Moon Transit, January 24, 2015 (07:10 UT)

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News release ID: STScI-2015-05
Release Date: Feb 5, 2015
Image Use: Copyright
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Three moons and their shadows parade across Jupiter near the end of the event at 07:10 UT on January 24, 2015. Europa has entered the frame at lower left. Slower-moving Callisto is above and to the right of Europa. Fastest-moving Io is approaching the eastern limb of the planet. Europa's shadow is toward the left side of the image and Callisto's shadow to the right. (The moons' orbital velocities are proportionally slower with increasing distance from the planet.)

Hubble Heritage, Jupiter, Moons, Observations, Planets, Solar System


NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)