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Voyager Encounters Jupiter

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Voyager Encounters Jupiter

Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Number of pages: 48

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Passing by Jupiter and its complex satellite system in 1979, the Voyager spacecraft have collected and returned to Earth an enormous amount of data and information that may prove to be a keystone in understanding our solar system. This publication provides an early look at the Jovian planetary system and contains a selected sample from the more than 30,000 images collected during this phase of the Voyager mission.

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