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News Release 423 of 947

November 4, 2004 12:01 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2004-30

Hubble Spots Rare Triple Eclipse on Jupiter

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Video: Closeup of Satellites and Shadows Moving Across Jupiter

Running Time: 40 seconds

This animation was created based on the images taken during the event. While Hubble took 20 images during the event, the hundreds of images needed for the animation were created from the original images using the measured rotation of Jupiter and the motions of the satellites and their shadows.

Animation Credit: NASA, ESA, E. Karkoschka (University of Arizona) and L. Barranger

Selected still images from this video (click to enlarge):


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