Compass and Scale Image of Jupiter Moon Transit

Compass and Scale Image of Jupiter Moon Transit

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News release ID: STScI-2015-05
Release Date: Feb 5, 2015
Image Use: Copyright
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During the observations of the Jovian triple-moon conjunction on January 24, 2015, Hubble also captured the smaller moons Amalthea and Thebe and their shadows traversing the cloud-covered face of Jupiter.


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Astronomical, Hubble Heritage, Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Jupiter, Moons, Planets, Solar System

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NASA, ESA, and Z. Levay (STScI/AURA);
Science Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)