Jupiter's Largest Moon Plays a Game of 'Peek-A-Boo'
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Duration: 18 seconds

This movie shows Ganymede, Jupiter's largest moon, as it ducks behind the giant planet. Astronomers combined a series of images taken with the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 aboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to make the 18-second movie. The 540 movie frames were created from Hubble images taken over a two-hour period on April 9, 2007.


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

Credits

Credit: NASA, ESA, E. Karkoschka (University of Arizona), and G. Bacon (STScI)

Publication: December 18, 2008


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