Callisto Transiting Across the Face of Jupiter

Blogged by Jonathan Maron on June 11, 2008 and tagged with Sample Images, Jupiter, Moon, Transit, Animation.

Callisto - one of Jupiter's moons - was discovered in 1610 by Galileo Galilei and is the third-largest moon in the Solar System and the second largest in the Jovian system. Submitted by Mike Salway, the following animation shows Callisto transiting across the face of Jupiter: