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Ulysses at Jupiter
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Ulysses at Jupiter
Date: 4 Feb 2004

An artist's impression of the Ulysses spacecraft at Jupiter. Ulysses used Jupiter's powerful gravity to hurl it out of the Plane of the Ecliptic (where most planets and satellites orbit) so it could study the polar regions of the Sun.

Image Credit: NASA/European Space Agency

Credit: NASA/European Space Agency



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