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Moons of Jupiter
This lithograph shows Jupiter's four largest moons in their correct scales, in order of increasing distance away from Jupiter (from bottom: Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto). All the images were taken by the Galileo spacecraft, except for the globe of Callisto, which was taken by the Voyager spacecraft. The accompanying text describes the images, provides some historical facts and statistical data, and lists some important dates in Jovian exploration.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
This publication is in the public domain and is not protected by copyright. Permission is not required for duplication.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-258
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
http://www.nasa.gov/