This is a frame from an animation of a rotating globe of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, with a geologic map superimposed over a global color mosaic, incorporating the best available imagery from NASA's Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft, and Galileo spacecraft.
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Rotating Globe of Ganymede Geology

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Animation of a rotating globe of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, with a geologic map superimposed over a global color mosaic. The 37-second animation begins as a global color mosaic image of the moon then quickly fades in the geologic map.

The views incorporate the best available imagery from NASA's Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft and NASA's Galileo spacecraft.

Image details

ID#:
PIA17902

Date added:
2014-02-12

Target:
Ganymede

Mission:
Galileo, Voyager

Spacecraft:
Galileo Orbiter, Voyager 1, Voyager 2

Rating:



Views:
6,741

Full-Res TIFF:
PIA17902.tif (1.8 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA17902.jpg (0.04 MB)

Image credit:
USGS Astrogeology Science Center/Wheaton/ASU/NASA/JPL-Caltech