The Jupiter System Through the Eyes of Voyager 1

@article{Smith1979TheJS,
  title={The Jupiter System Through the Eyes of Voyager 1},
  author={Bradford A. Smith and Laurence A. Soderblom and Torrence V. Johnson and Andrew P. Ingersoll and S. A. Collins and Eugene Merle Shoemaker and Garry E. Hunt and Harold Masursky and Michael H. Carr and Merton E. Davies and Allan F. Cook and Joseph M. Boyce and G. Edward Danielson and T. R. E. Owen and Carl E. Sagan and Reta Beebe and Joseph Frank Veverka and Robert Strom and John F. McCauley and David R. Morrison and Geoffrey A. Briggs and Verner E. Suomi},
  journal={Science},
  year={1979},
  volume={204},
  pages={951 - 972}
}
The cameras aboard Voyager 1 have provided a closeup view of the Jupiter system, revealing heretofore unknown characteristics and phenomena associated with the planet's atmosphere and the surfaces of its five major satellites. On Jupiter itself, atmospheric motions—the interaction of cloud systems—display complex vorticity. On its dark side, lightning and auroras are observed. A ring was discovered surrounding Jupiter. The satellite surfaces display dramatic differences including extensive… 

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Extreme Ultraviolet Observations from Voyager 1 Encounter with Jupiter

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The Rings of Jupiter

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