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"Galileo Arrival"

 

The Galileo probe plunges into Jupiters turbulent clouds

"Galileo Arrival" (1983) - A huge lightning discharge greets NASA's Galileo atmosphere probe as it plunges into Jupiter's swirling water clouds just after local sunset.

The original oil painting measures 48"x60". It accompanied the Sky and Telescope pre-launch Project Galileo article as the cover art, and also appeared in National Geographic Magazine and Popular Science. It was selected from countless memorable National Geographic images for inclusion in The National Geographic Society: 100 Years of Adventure and Discovery--a major book celebrating the Society's centennial.

Copyright 1983, James Hervat

 

PRINTS AVAILABLE

High-quality reproductions of all the artwork in this gallery are available from my Print Store. They are offered in a range of sizes, printed on paper, canvas or other print substrates. Prints can be ordered unframed or you can choose from a selection of framing and matting options. Orders are usually shipped in 2-3 business days and come with a 30-day satisfaction guarantee return policy. Please see the PRINTS page for more information and a link to the Print Store.

 

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