Io in True Colour

October 4, 2010 — Leave a comment

Yesterdays APOD was a beautiful image of Io as the human eye would see it. We are so used to seeing false-colour images from spacecraft that it is easy to forget that such a thing as the ‘true’ colour of an object exists. If you were to journey to the Jupiter system and look out of a window, Io would be quite stunning.

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