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on Nov 25, 2012

Jupiter_Io_Europa

Jupiter, its Red Spot, its banded atmosphere, and two of its moons in this view taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft from about 20 million kilometers (12 million miles) away. Each moon is about the size of Earth’s moon. Meanwhile, Jupiter could contain more than a thousand Earths. The visible moons here are Io (left), is in front of the Red Spot, and Europa (right).

Jupiter, its Red Spot, its banded atmosphere, and two of its moons in this view taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft from about 20 million kilometers (12 million miles) away.  Each moon is about the size of Earth's moon.  Meanwhile, Jupiter could contain more than a thousand Earths.  The visible moons here are Io (left), is in front of the Red Spot, and Europa (right).