Europa Transiting Jupiter

Europa Transiting Jupiter

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Duration: 3 seconds

This video is a time-lapse sequence of Hubble Space Telescope images of the moon Europa as it moved across the face of Jupiter over the course of 19 minutes. Europa is at the bottom center on Jupiter's disk, with the Great Red Spot to the left and Europa's shadow to its right. The video was created by combining six snapshots taken in ultraviolet light with Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3.


Tags
Astronomical, Jupiter, Moons, Solar System

Credits

NASA, ESA, W. Sparks and Zolt Levay (STScI)

Publication: September 26, 2016


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