This image features the Gemini North telescope during laser guide star operations (LGS).Artist's conception of how WISE 0855 might appear if viewed close-up in infrared light.Comparison of Europa observed with Gemini Planet Imager in K1 band on the right and visible albedo visualization based on a composite map made from Galileo SSI and Voyager 1 and 2 data (from USGS) on the left.
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This image features the Gemini North telescope during laser guide star operations (LGS).Gemini Observatory/AURA image by Joy Pollard
Artist's conception of how WISE 0855 might appear if viewed close-up in infrared light.Artwork by Joy Pollard, Gemini Observatory/AURA.
Comparison of Europa observed with Gemini Planet Imager in K1 band on the right and visible albedo visualization based on a composite map made from Galileo SSI and Voyager 1 and 2 data (from USGS) on the left. While GPI is not designed for ‘extended’ objects like this, its observations could help in following surface alterations on icy satellites of Jupiter or atmospheric phenomena (e.g. clouds, haze) on Saturn’s moon Titan. The GPI near-infrared color image is a combination of 3 wavelength channels.Processing by Marshall Perrin, Space Telescope Science Institute and Franck Marchis SETI Institute
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