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Ganymede Global Geologic Map and Global Image Mosaic

Credit: USGS Astrogeology Science Center/Wheaton/NASA/JPL-Caltech
Jupiter's moon Ganymede is the largest satellite in the solar system. Larger than Mercury and Pluto, and only slightly smaller than Mars, it would easily…Read More »





be classified as a planet if were orbiting the sun rather than Jupiter. IN THIS IMAGE: To present the best information in a single view of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, a global image mosaic was assembled, incorporating the best available imagery from NASA's Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft and NASA's Galileo spacecraft. This image shows Ganymede centered at 200 west longitude. This mosaic (right) served as the base map for the geologic map of Ganymede (left). [Read the Full Story and video of the Ganymede map]   Less «
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