PIA17902: Rotating Globe of Ganymede Geology
Target Name: Ganymede
Is a satellite of: Jupiter
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
Voyager 1
Voyager 2
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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 Credit:
USGS Astrogeology Science Center/Wheaton/ASU/NASA/JPL-Caltech

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