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Voyager Images of Amalthea

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Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 were both launched in 1977 and flew by Jupiter in 1979. Voyager 1 arrived at the Jovian system first and made its closest approach to Amalthea on March 4, 1979 at a distance of 425,000 km. Voyager 2 made its closest flyby of Amalthea in July 1979 at a distance of 558,000 km.


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Spacecraft: Voyager 1
Date: March 6, 1979
Distance from Amalthea: 255,00 miles (425,000 km)
Photo Number: P-21223


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Spacecraft: Voyager 1
Date: March 1979
Distance from Amalthea: 433,00 miles (695,000 km)
Photo Number: 260-503


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Spacecraft: Voyager
Date: March 1979
Distance from Amalthea: 777,000 miles (1,250,000 km)
Photo Number: 260-503


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Amalthea Silhouette with Jupiter Backgroud

Spacecraft: Voyager
Date: March 1979
Distance from Amalthea: Unknown


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Spacecraft: Voyager 1
Date: March 1979
Distance from Amalthea: Unknown

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