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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Spitzer Space Telescope
TRAPPIST
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This frame from a video depicts artist's concepts of each of the seven planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1, an ultra-cool dwarf star. Over 21 days.
PIA21468:
TRAPPIST-1 Planets - Flyaround Animation
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Spitzer Space Telescope
TRAPPIST
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This artist's concept shows what the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system may look like, based on available data about the planets' diameters, masses and distances from the host star.
PIA21422:
TRAPPIST-1 Planet Lineup
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-08 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of images includes the most detailed view of the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa obtained by NASA's Galileo mission.
PIA21431:
Highest-resolution Europa Image & Mosaic from Galileo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-08 Europa 3900x1784x3
This artist's rendering illustrates a conceptual design for a potential future mission to land a robotic probe on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.
PIA21048:
Europa Lander Mission Concept (Artist's Rendering)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-06-24 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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NASA's Juno spacecraft obtained this color view on June 21, 2016. As Juno makes its initial approach, the giant planet's four largest moons, Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto, are visible.
PIA20701:
Juno on Jupiter's Doorstep
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-05-17 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This enhanced-color view obtained on September 25, 1998 from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows an intricate pattern of linear fractures on the icy surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.
PIA20028:
Europa's Varied Surface Features
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-04-20 Europa Europa
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This artist's rendering shows NASA's Europa mission spacecraft, which is being developed for a launch sometime in the 2020s.
PIA20025:
Europa Mission Spacecraft (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Unusual arc-shaped, reddish streaks cut across the surface of Saturn's ice-rich moon Tethys in this enhanced-color mosaic from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA19637:
Red Arcs on Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-11-21 Europa Galileo
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The puzzling, fascinating surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa looms large in this newly-reprocessed color view, made from images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in the late 1990s.
PIA19048:
Europa's Stunning Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-08 Europa Galileo
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Scientists have found evidence of plate tectonics on Jupiter's moon Europa. This conceptual illustration of the subduction process.
PIA18428:
Plate Tectonics on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-08 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This colorized image of Europa is a product of clear-filter grayscale data from one orbit of NASA's Galileo spacecraft, combined with lower-resolution color data taken on a different orbit.
PIA18413:
Reddish Bands on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-02-26 Europa Galileo
Voyager
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This map composed of images NASA's Galileo and Voyager missions shows the hemisphere of Europa that might be affected by plume deposits. The view is centered at -65 degrees latitude, 183 degrees longitude.
PIA18030:
Source Region for Possible Europa Plumes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-01-08 Europa Galileo
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This view of Cilix impact crater on Europa was created in 2013 using 3-D stereo images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, combined with advanced image processing techniques.
PIA17851:
3-D Cilix Crater on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-12 Europa Galileo
Hubble Space Telescope
Voyager
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This graphic shows the location of water vapor detected over Europa's south pole in observations taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in December 2012. This is the first strong evidence of water plumes erupting off Europa's surface.
PIA17660:
Water Vapor Over Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-12 Europa Hubble Space Telescope
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This is an artist's concept of a plume of water vapor thought to be ejected off the frigid, icy surface of the Jovian moon Europa, located about 500 million miles (800 million kilometers) from the sun.
PIA17659:
Artist's Concept of Europa Water Vapor Plume
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-11 Europa Galileo
Near Infra-Red Mapping Spectrometer
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This image, using data from NASA's Galileo mission, shows the first detection of clay-like minerals on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.
PIA17658:
Clay Prints on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-11 Europa Galileo
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This artist's concept shows a possible explosion resulting from a high-speed collision between a space rock and Jupiter's moon Europa.
PIA17657:
Hit Hard: Possible Collision at Europa (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-11-25 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This enhanced color image shows cracks and ridges on Europa's surface that reveal a detailed geologic history. The view was captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 2, 1999.
PIA17737:
Cracks and Ridges on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-08-07 550x474x3
This graphic shows a possible robotic lander for a future mission to Jupiter's moon Europa.
PIA17042:
A Possible Lander with Tools for Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-08-07 Europa 4096x2304x3
This artist's concept shows a simulated view from the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. Europa's potentially rough, icy surface, tinged with reddish areas that scientists hope to learn more about.
PIA17043:
Simulated View from Europa's Surface (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-12 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This graphic of Jupiter's moon Europa maps a relationship between the amount of energy deposited onto the moon from charged-particle bombardment and chemical contents of ice deposits.
PIA16921:
Energy From Above Affecting Surface of Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-05 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This view of Jupiter's moon Europa features several regional-resolution mosaics overlaid on a lower resolution global view for context. The regional views were obtained during several different flybys of the moon by NASA's Galileo mission.
PIA16827:
Repeated Flybys Yield a Pole-to-Pole View of Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-05 Europa 2550x3300x3
Based on new evidence from Jupiter's moon Europa, astronomers hypothesize that chloride salts bubble up from its global liquid ocean and reach the frozen surface where they are bombarded with sulfur from volcanoes on Jupiter's innermost large moon, Io.
PIA16826:
Taste of the Ocean on Europa's Surface (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-12-01 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Synthetic-Aperture Radar (SAR)
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This image shows rough ice in the southern part of Saturn's moon Enceladus. It was created using synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) data acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 6, 2011.
PIA15170:
Enceladus Sparkle Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-02-18 Solar System MESSENGER
MDIS - Narrow Angle
MDIS - Wide Angle
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A Solar System Family Portrait, from the Inside Out.
PIA14074:
A Solar System Family Portrait, from the Inside Out.
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-27 Jupiter New Horizons
LORRI
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NASA's New Horizons had an exciting flyby encounter with Jupiter in early 2007, and the spacecraft has been rapidly moving away from the giant planet ever since.
PIA07934:
LORRI Looks Back
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-08-25 Triton Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This view of the volcanic plains of Neptune's moon Triton was produced using topographic maps derived from images acquired by NASA's Voyager spacecraft during its August 1989 flyby, 20 years ago this week.
PIA12184:
Triton's Volcanic Plains
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-13 Europa 637x361x3
In this image, Europa is seen in a cutaway view through two cycles of its 3.5 day orbit about the giant planet Jupiter. Like Earth, Europa is thought to have an iron core, a rocky mantle and a surface ocean of salty water. Animation available at the Photo
PIA10149:
Europa Tide Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-13 Europa 6060x3000x3
Scientists are all but certain that Europa has an ocean underneath its icy surface, but they do not know how thick this ice might be. This artist concept illustrates two possible cut-away views through Europa's ice shell.
PIA10131:
Thick or Thin Ice Shell on Europa? (Artist Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-16 Io New Horizons
LEISA
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This beautiful image of the crescents of volcanic Io and more sedate Europa is a combination of two New Horizons images taken March 2, 2007, about two days after New Horizons made its closest approach to Jupiter.
PIA10103:
Io and Europa Meet Again
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Europa New Horizons
LORRI
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New Horizons took this image of the icy moon Europa rising above Jupiter's cloud tops with its Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) at 11:48 Universal Time on February 28, 2007, six hours after the spacecraft's closest approach to Jupiter.
PIA09361:
Europa Rising
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Jupiter New Horizons
LORRI
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Jupiter's Moons: Family Portrait
PIA09352:
Jupiter's Moons: Family Portrait
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-17 Io New Horizons
MVIC
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The Colors of the Night
PIA09264:
The Colors of the Night
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-09 Callisto New Horizons
LORRI
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Capturing Callisto
PIA09258:
Capturing Callisto
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-09 Jupiter New Horizons
MVIC
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Two Moons Meet over Jupiter
PIA09256:
Two Moons Meet over Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-02 Europa New Horizons
LORRI
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Europa
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Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-02 Jupiter New Horizons
LORRI
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Jupiter Ahoy!
PIA09231:
Jupiter Ahoy!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-23 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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Apollinaris Patera
PIA06828:
Apollinaris Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's brilliant jewel, water-ice-covered Enceladus, is the most reflective body in the solar system. The image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft narrow angle camera on July 3, 2004.
PIA05422:
Icy Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-05-28 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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What does Earth look like when viewed from Mars? At the time, Mars and the orbiting camera were 139 million kilometers (86 million miles) from Earth and almost 1 billion kilometers (nearly 600 million miles) from Jupiter.
PIA04529:
Earth, Moon, and Jupiter, as seen from Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-05-22 Jupiter Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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Jupiter and its Galilean Satellites as viewed from Mars
PIA04532:
Jupiter and its Galilean Satellites as viewed from Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-02-27 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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A cut-away schematic of Jupiter's space environment shows magnetically trapped radiation ions (in red), the neutral gas torus of the volcanic moon Io (green) and the newly discovered neutral gas torus of the moon Europa (blue).
PIA04433:
Jupiter Torus Diagram
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-02-27 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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An innovative instrument on NASA's Cassini spacecraft makes the space environment around Jupiter visible, revealing a donut-shaped gas cloud encircling the planet.
PIA04432:
Massive Gas Cloud Around Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-10-30 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Reddish spots and shallow pits pepper the enigmatic ridged surface of Europa in this view combining information from images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during two different orbits around Jupiter.
PIA03878:
Ruddy "Freckles" on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-16 Europa Galileo
Voyager
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Europa Hemispherical Globes
PIA03526:
Europa Hemispherical Globes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-07-21 Jupiter Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
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Satellite Footprints Seen in Jupiter Aurora
PIA03155:
Satellite Footprints Seen in Jupiter Aurora
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-06-22 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Europa, a moon of Jupiter, appears as a thick crescent in this enhanced-color image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft, which has been orbiting Jupiter since 1995. The view combines images taken in violet, green and near-infrared filters in 1998 and 1995.
PIA02590:
Europa's Frozen Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-01-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This true-color simulated view of Jupiter is composed of 4 images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on December 7, 2000.
PIA02873:
High Resolution Globe of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-28 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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The frame from the first color movie of Jupiter from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows what it would look like to peel the entire globe of Jupiter, stretch it out on a wall into the form of a rectangular map, and watch its atmosphere evolve with time.
PIA02863:
Planetwide Color Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-21 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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One moment in an ancient, orbital dance is caught in this color picture taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Dec. 7, 2000, just as two of Jupiter's four major moons, Europa and Callisto, were nearly perfectly aligned with each other.
PIA02861:
Europa and Callisto under the Watchful Gaze of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-17 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A simulated flyover of an area on Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, based on images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, takes the viewer over rugged, ancient terrain that is interrupted by a bright icy swath of more recent surfacing.
PIA02583:
Arbela Sulcus Flyover Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-16 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows a same-scale comparison between Arbela Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede (left) and an unnamed band on another Jovian moon, Europa (right).
PIA02575:
Comparison of Ganymede and Europa features
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-16 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This frame compares a high-resolution view of Arbela Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede (top) with the gray band Thynia Linea on another Jovian moon, Europa (bottom), shown to the same scale. Both images are from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02574:
Ganymede Feature Resembling Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-16 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This view of the Nicholson Regio/Arbela Sulcus region on Jupiter's moon Ganymede, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows the stark contrast between the smooth bright terrain and the surrounding highly fractured dark terrain.
PIA02573:
Regional View of Bright and Dark Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-21 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The view is of the opposite side of the planet from Jupiter's Great Red Spot as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA02831:
Processed Movie of Zonal Jets Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-06 4206x3306x3
 This solar system montage of the nine planets and four large moons of Jupiter in our solar system are set against a false-color view of the Rosette Nebula.
PIA02973:
The New Solar System
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-06 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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These two images, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, show Jupiter in a near-infrared wavelength, and catch Europa, one of Jupiter's largest moons, at different phases.
PIA02826:
Jupiter and Europa in Near Infrared
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-10 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This color image of Jupiter was taken by the camera onboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft when it was 81.3 million kilometers (50.5 million miles) from the planet.
PIA02972:
Jupiter in Color, by Cassini
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-25 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The image on the left shows a region of Europa's crust made up of blocks which are thought to have broken apart and 'rafted' into new positions. These images were obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA03002:
Blocks in the Europan Crust Provide More Evidence of Subterranean Ocean
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-11 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image, acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on September 26, 1998, shows features on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa that a scientific report published today interprets as signs of compressive folding.
PIA02960:
Folds on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-03 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Cutaway views of the possible internal structures of the Galilean satellites. Ganymede at lower left, Callisto at lower right, Io on upper left, and Europa on upper right in a combined biew from NASA's Galileo and Voyager spacecraft.
PIA01082:
Possible Internal Structures of the Galilean Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-10 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This false-color image reveals the scar of a past major impact of a comet or small asteroid on Europa's surface. A city-sized impact crater was viewed by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02561:
Europa Impact Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-23 Rhea Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The icy, cratered surface of Saturn's moon Rhea is seen in this image taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on Nov. 12, 1980, at a range of 85,000 kilometers (52,800 miles) as the spacecraft passed over the satellite's north pole.
PIA02273:
Rhea - Icy Cratered Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-24 Amalthea Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images of the inner Jovian moons Thebe, Amalthea, and Metis (left to right), taken in January 2000 by the camera onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft, are the highest-resolution images ever obtained of these small, irregularly shaped satellites.
PIA02531:
Best images yet of Thebe, Amalthea and Metis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-24 Amalthea Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A montage of images of the small inner moons of Jupiter from the camera onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows the best views obtained of these moons during Galileo's 11th orbit around the giant planet in November 1997.
PIA02530:
Jupiter Small Satellite Montage
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-19 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This composite image of the Jupiter-facing hemisphere of Europa was obtained on Nov. 25, 1999 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Blue areas show cleanest, brightest icy surfaces, while the red areas have the highest concentrations of darker, non-ice materials.
PIA02529:
Europa: Sea Salts or Battery Acid
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-03-06 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This 12-frame mosaic provides the highest resolution view ever obtained of the side of Jupiter's moon Europa that faces the giant planet. It was obtained by the camera onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft during the spacecrafts 25th orbit of Jupiter.
PIA02528:
Europa's Jupiter-Facing Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-07 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show a comparison of the surfaces of the three icy Galilean satellites, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto, scaled to a common resolution of 150 meters per picture element (pixel).
PIA01656:
Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto: Surface Comparison at High Spatial Resolution
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-09-30 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Frozen sulfuric acid on Jupiter's moon Europa is depicted in this image produced from data gathered by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The brightest areas, where the yellow is most intense, represent regions of high frozen sulfuric acid concentration.
PIA02500:
Sulfuric Acid on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-27 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Thera and Thrace are two dark, reddish regions of enigmatic terrain that disrupt the older icy ridged plains on Jupiter's moon Europa. North is toward the top of the mosaic obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02099:
Thera and Thrace on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-16 Europa Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This view of Europa captured by NASA's Voyager 1 was taken from a range of 2,869,252 kilometers (1.6 million miles) on March 2 at 2:00 PM. The color composite is made from three black and white images taken through the orange, green and violet filters.
PIA01970:
Europa from 2,869,252 Kilometers
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-23 Europa Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The first close look ever obtained of Jupiter's satellite, Europa, was taken July 9, 1979, by NASA's Voyager 2 as the spacecraft approached the planet.
PIA01523:
Europa Linear Features from 246,000 kilometers
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Jupiter, its Great Red Spot and three of its four largest satellites are visible in this photo taken Feb. 5, 1979, by Voyager 1. Io, Europa, and Callisto are seen against Jupiter's disk.
PIA00358:
Jupiter and Three Galilean Satellites
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image of the Jovian moon Europa was taken by NASA's Voyager 2 on July 9, 1979, as the spacecraft passed within 225,000 kilometers. This image was taken along the evening terminator, which best shows the surface topography of complex narrow ridges.
PIA01504:
Europa's Evening Terminator
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image of Europa, smallest of Jupiter's four Galilean satellites, was acquired by NASA's Voyager 2 on July 9, 1979, from a (150,600 miles). Europa has a density slightly less than Io.
PIA01503:
Europa's Fractured Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These artist's drawings depict two proposed models of the subsurface structure of the Jovian moon, Europa. Geologic features on the surface were imaged by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01669:
Model of Europa's Subsurface Structure
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Solid-State Imaging
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The anaglyph shows Pwyll crater on Jupiter's icy satellite Europa, captured by NASA's Galileo Orbiter. 3D glasses are necessary to identify surface detail.
PIA01665:
Red-Blue Three Dimensional View of Pwyll crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft reveal the dramatic topography of Europa's icy crust. North is to the right. An east-west running double ridge with a deep intervening trough cuts across older background plains and the darker wedge shaped band.
PIA01664:
Three Dimensional View of Double Ridges on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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This shaded relief highlights relative elevations around Cilix crater on Jupiter's moon, Europa. This picture from NASA's Galileo spacecraft was created by shading a model of the surface with the brightnesses resulting from artificial illumination.
PIA01662:
Topography Around Europa's Cilix Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The picture compares four large impact structures on Jupiter's icy moon, Europa. Clockwise, from top left, are Pwyll, Cilix, Tyre, and Mannann'an. All images were taken by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01661:
Large Impact Structures on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This three dimensional effect is created by superimposing images of Jupiter's moon, Europa, which were taken from two slightly different perspectives. The images were taken by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01654:
Rugged Terrain on Europa in 3-D Stereo
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Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of an area just southeast of the Tyre multi-ring structure on Jupiter's moon Europa combines two sets of images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Features in this area include pits, plains, and regions of chaotic terrain.
PIA01653:
Rugged Terrain on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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Agenor Linea is an unusually bright, white band on Jupiter's icy moon Europa. This mosaic from NASA's Galileo spacecraft uses color images to 'paint' high resolution images of Agenor, and then places the colorized images within lower resolution images.
PIA01647:
Agenor Linea in Color
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Solid-State Imaging
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Agenor Linea is an unusual feature on Jupiter's icy moon Europa since it is brighter than its surroundings while most of Europa's ridges and bands are relatively dark. High resolution images of Agenor Linea captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01646:
Agenor Linea at High Resolution
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Solid-State Imaging
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The mosaic on the right of the south polar region of Jupiter's moon Europa from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows the northern 290 kilometers of a strike-slip fault named Astypalaea Linea. The entire fault is about 810 kilometers (500 miles) long.
PIA01645:
The San Andreas Fault and a Strike-slip Fault on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of the south polar region of Jupiter's moon Europa from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows the northern 290 kilometers of a strike-slip fault named Astypalaea Linea.  The entire fault is about 810 kilometers (500 miles) long.
PIA01644:
San Andreas-sized Strike-slip Fault on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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This view of the south polar region of Jupiter's moon Europa shows part of a gray band that formed as plates on the icy surface separated and material filled in the widening gap. North is to the top of this picture from by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01643:
A Record of Crustal Movement on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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These cracks and ridges in the south polar region of Jupiter's moon Europa have been rotated into sigmoidal or 'S' shapes by the motion of Astypalaea Linea, a strike-slip fault in the moon's icy surface. Images were captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01642:
Cracks and Ridges Distorted by Europan Fault Motion
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-24 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of a region in the northern hemisphere of Jupiter's moon, Europa, displays many of the features which are typical on the satellite's icy surface. The images were obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01641:
Double Ridges, Dark Spots, and Smooth Icy Plains on Europa
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Jupiter and its four planet-size moons, called the Galilean satellites, were photographed in early March, 1980, by NASA's Voyager 1 and assembled into this collage. They are not to scale but are in their relative positions
PIA01481:
Jupiter System Montage
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This artist's concept, a cutaway view of Jupiter's moon Callisto, is based on recent data from NASA's Galileo spacecraft which indicates a salty ocean may lie beneath Callisto's icy crust.
PIA01478:
Callisto Cutaway with Ocean (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This view of Jupiter's icy moon Europa from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows a region shaped like a mitten that has a texture similar to the matrix of chaotic terrain, which is seen in images of numerous locations across Europa's surface.
PIA01640:
Mitten shaped region of Chaotic Terrain on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic shows the Tyre multi-ring structure which is thought to have been formed by a large impact onto Jupiter's moon Europa. Images obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01633:
The Tyre multi-ring Structure on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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This schematic cut-away view of the components of Jupiter's ring system shows the geometry of the rings in relation to Jupiter and to the small inner satellites, which are the source of the dust which forms the rings.
PIA01627:
Jupiter's Inner Satellites and Ring Components
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-17 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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During the first targeted encounter of the icy satellite Europa, NASA's Galileo performed high resolution spectral mapping of the trailing side, a region thought to have minerals other than water ice.
PIA00840:
Infrared Observations of Europa's Trailing Side
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VG Imaging Science Subsystem
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This archival image taken by NASA's Voyager 2, is of Europa, the smallest Galilean satellite. The bright areas are probably ice deposits, whereas the darkened areas may be the rocky surface or areas with a more patchy distribution of ice.
PIA00325:
Europa Crescent
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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A huge area of Io's volcanic plains is shown in this archival image mosaic from NASA's Voyager 1. Numerous volcanic calderas and lava flows are visible here. Loki Patera, an active lava lake, is the large shield-shaped black feature.
PIA00320:
Loki Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-05-21 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of the Conamara Chaos region on Jupiter's moon, Europa, clearly indicates relatively recent resurfacing of Europa's surface. The background image in this picture was taken during NASA's Galileo spacecraft's sixth orbit of Jupiter.
PIA01403:
A Closer Look at Chaos on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-05-21 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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During the two year Galileo Europa Mission (GEM), NASA's Galileo spacecraft will focus intensively on Jupiter's intriguing moon, Europa. This montage shows samples of some of the features that will be imaged during eight successive orbits.
PIA01407:
Europa Imaging Highlights During GEM
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-05-21 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This three dimensional effect is created by superimposing images of Jupiter's icy moon, Europa, taken by NASA's Galileo Orbiter. 3D glasses are necessary to identify surface detail.
PIA01406:
Topography within Europa's Mannann'an Crater
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