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This Image Of Jupiter Is So Detailed It Seems Fake

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 The images were obtained from a range of 7.3 million kilometers on February 27, 1979. This is slightly closer than in an earlier mosaic I posted that includes the Great Red Spot, which makes this the highest resolution global Voyager mosaic of Jupiter that I know of (there is a Cassini mosaic where the resolution is slightly higher though). Voyager 1 was imaging Jupiter through orange and violet filters so I had to make synthetic green and do some color processing to get something resembling an RGB image. I used 14 orange/violet image pairs (28 images). Overall the color and contrast should be fairly accurate.

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