See this incredible photograph of Jupiter's giant moon – shot by NASA!

NASA photograph
An image of Jupiter's giant moon Ganymede, taken by the JunoCam on NASA's Juno spacecraft. (Image credit: NASA)

NASA has recently published a photograph of Jupiter's giant moon Ganymede, taken by the organization's Juno spacecraft as it flew past. This photo shows Ganymede's surface, revealing craters and long structural features that NASA has suggested could be linked to tectonic faults on the moon. Along with a second photograph of Ganymede that NASA has published, this image also shows the dark and light terrain of the moon in stunning detail.

Juno's flight past Ganymede was actually the closest that any spacecraft has flown to Jupiter's largest moon in over two decades. One photograph was taken by Juno's JunoCam imager, while the other image was shot with the Stellar Reference Unit star camera. 

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.