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Three of Jupiter’s moons captured in a rare row

Three of Jupiter’s largest moons – Callisto, Europa and Io – were captured by the Hubble space telescope in January travelling across the gas giant’s surface together.

To see the three moons transiting the face of Jupiter is rare – it happens about twice every 10 years. Ganymede, the largest of Jupiter’s moons, is missing from the show because it was too far away at the time.

Cosmos Magazine

Katherine Kizilos

Katherine Kizilos is a staff writer at Cosmos.

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