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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-04 Io Galileo
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This archival frame from an animation obtained Sept. 1996, is part of a sequence of full disk Io images taken prior to NASA's Galileo orbiter's second encounter with Ganymede.
PIA01073:
Io Plume Monitoring (frames 1-36) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Io Galileo
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Detail of changes around a probable vent about 650 kilometers north of Prometheus on Jupiter's moon Io as seen in images obtained by the NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft in April 1979 (left) and NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Sept. 7th, 1996 (right).
PIA01070:
Changes on Io between Voyager 1 and Galileo's Second Orbit Around an Unnamed Vent North of Prometheus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Ganymede Galileo
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image on September 6, 1996 showing grooved terrain in the area of Nippur Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede.
PIA01059:
Grooves and Craters on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Io Galileo
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Detail of changes east of Pele on Jupiter's moon Io as seen by NASA's Galileo spacecraft between June (left) and September (right) 1996.
PIA01068:
Changes east of Pele between Galileo's First Two Orbits
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Io Galileo
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Detail of changes on Jupiter's moon Io in the region around Volund as seen by NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft in April 1979 (left frame) and NASA's Galileo spacecraft in September 1996 (right frame).
PIA01071:
Changes on Io around Volund between Voyager 1 and Galileo's Second Orbit
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-04 Jupiter Galileo
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This archival frame from an animation obtained June 26, 1996, by NASA's Galileo orbiter, shows dynamics of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.
PIA01083:
Dynamics of Jupiter's Great Red Spot in the Near-infrared Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Detail of changes around two hotspots on Jupiter's moon Io as seen by NASA's Voyager 1 in April 1979 (left) and NASA's Galileo spacecraft on September 7th, 1996 (middle and right).
PIA01065:
Lack of Visible Change Around Active Hotspots on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Ganymede Galileo
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An ancient dark terrain surface is cut by orthogonal sets of fractures on Jupiter's moon Ganymede. This image of northern 

Marius Regio was obtained on September 6, 1996.
PIA01056:
Ganymede Groove Lanes
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Thebe Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These two images of the Jovian moon Thebe were taken by NASA's Galileo's solid state imaging system in November 1996 and June 1997, respectively.
PIA01075:
Two Galileo Views of Thebe
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Ganymede Galileo
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image on September 6, 1996 showing this area of dark terrain on Jupiter's moon Ganymede lies near a transitional area between dark and bright terrain.
PIA01062:
Fractures in Transitional Terrain on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Io Galileo
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Detail of changes on Jupiter's moon Io in the region around Maui and Amirani as seen by NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft in April 1979 (left frame) and NASA's Galileo spacecraft in September 1996 (right frame).
PIA01067:
Changes on Io around Maui and Amirani between Voyager 1 and Galileo's Second Orbit
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Amalthea Galileo
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft's first view of Amalthea, a small inner moon of Jupiter, showing the end of the elongated satellite that faces permanently toward the giant planet, Sept. 7, 1996.
PIA01072:
Galileo's First Image of Amalthea
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-25 Ganymede Galileo
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Two highly fractured craters are visible in this high resolution image of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. NASA's Galileo spacecraft imaged this region as it passed Ganymede during its second orbit through the Jovian system.
PIA01089:
Fractured Craters on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-13 Ganymede Galileo
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Embayment of ridges and troughs in a portion of the Sippar Sulcus area of Jupiter's moon Ganymede in this image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft is interpreted as evidence that the low-lying area was filled in by flooding with low-viscosity material.
PIA03216:
Ridges and Troughs in Sippar Sulcus, Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Ganymede Galileo
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image on September 6, 1996 showing two large, ancient impact craters, known as palimpsests, have modified this area of dark terrain on Jupiter's moon Ganymede.
PIA01061:
Secondary Craters on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows a chain of craters named Enki Catena on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. This chain of 13 craters probably formed by a comet which was pulled into pieces by Jupiter's gravity as it passed too close to the planet.
PIA01610:
Anatomy of a Torn Comet
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows two impact craters that are superimposed on Memphis Facula, a large bright circular feature in the otherwise generally dark terrain in Galileo Regio on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede.
PIA01607:
Dark-floored Impact Craters on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Ganymede Galileo
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image on September 6, 1996 showing a region of grooved terrain on Jupiter's moon Ganymede has been partially covered by ejecta from an ancient impact structure known as a palimpsest.
PIA01060:
Palimpsest secondary craters on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-08 Gaspra Galileo
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This first image of asteroid 951 Gaspra was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 29, 1991, from a distance of 16,200 kilometers (10,000 miles). The Sun is shining from the right.
PIA00228:
Gaspra - First Image
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Ganymede Galileo
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Circular rims of these craters located at a high northern latitude on Jupiter's moon Ganymede are seen in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on September 6, 1996.
PIA00496:
Ice-frosted crater tops on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A portion of the central zone of the large impact structure Valhalla on Jupiter's moon Callisto was imaged by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 4, 1996.
PIA00516:
Callisto's Valhalla Impact Structure
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A portion of a chain of impact craters on Jupiter's moon Callisto is seen 
in this image taken by the Galileo spacecraft on November 4, 1996. This 
crater chain on Callisto is believed to result from the impact of a split 
object, similar to the fragments
PIA00514:
A Chain of Impact Craters on Callisto
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Europa's southern hemisphere was obtained by the solid state imaging system onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its sixth orbit of Jupiter, taken on Feb. 20, 1997.
PIA00875:
Thera and Thrace Macula on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Europa's southern hemisphere was obtained by the solid state imaging system onboard NASA's Galileo 

spacecraft during its sixth orbit of Jupiter, taken on Feb. 20, 1997.
PIA00877:
Agenor Linea on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Ganymede Galileo
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image on September 6, 1996 showing ridges on the edge of Ganymede's north polar cap.
PIA01058:
Bright and Dark Slopes on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This set of four images, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows a sequence of volcanic activity on Jupiter's moon Io over the last two years.
PIA02503:
Migrating Volcanic Plumes on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
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View of a boundary between bright and dark terrain at the southern border of Galileo Regio on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. Image was taken by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01616:
Highly Fractured Dark and Bright Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-08 Venus Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These images are two versions of a near-infrared map of lower-level clouds on the night side of Venus, obtained by the Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it approached the planet February 10, 1990.
PIA00221:
Venus - Lower-level Clouds As Seen By NIMS
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Io was acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its ninth orbit (C9) of Jupiter as part of a sequence of images designed to cover Io at low illumination angles to map the landforms.
PIA01217:
Topography of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-25 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The highest resolution image ever of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io, (the black and white image at top), was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 10, 1999, from an altitude of 617 kilometers (417 miles).
PIA02507:
Highest Resolution Image Ever Obtained of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo imaging camera targeted an area in Sippar Sulcus on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. Images obtained in 1979 by NASA's Voyager spacecraft showed that the area contained curvilinear and arcuate scarps or cliffs.
PIA01614:
"Calderas" on Ganymede?
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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 1999-10-07 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This single-frame image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows crater Tindr on Jupiter's satellite Callisto, the moon with the oldest surface of the four so-called 'Galilean' satellites (of which Callisto is also most distant from Jupiter).
PIA01657:
Crater Tindr on Callisto - an Oblique Impact?
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Jupiter's moon Europa, as seen in this image taken June 27, 1996 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, displays features in some areas resembling ice floes seen in Earth's polar seas.
PIA00578:
Europa Ice Floes
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Europa was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft under 'low-sun' illumination--the equivalent of taking a picture from a high altitude at sunrise or sunset. Note that in this image the topography of the terrain is emphasized.
PIA01101:
Topography on Europa....the Shadow Knows
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Two views of three areas on Jupiter's moon Io showing changes seen on June 27th, 1996 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as
compared to views seen by the Voyager spacecraft during the 1979 flybys.
PIA00714:
Three Surface Changes on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Ganymede Galileo
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Dramatic view of fine details in ice hills and valleys in an unnamed region on Jupiter's moon Ganymede. This image was
taken on June 28, 1996, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00707:
Fine Details of the Icy Surface of Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-13 Ganymede Galileo
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An irregularly shaped caldera, or pit, within the bright swath called Sippar Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede dominates this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA03217:
Caldera in Sippar Sulcus, Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Jupiter's moon Io and its surrounding sky is shown in false color. This image was taken on Nov. 9, 1996 through the green-yellow filter of the solid state imaging (CCD) system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00593:
Io's Sodium Cloud (Green-yellow Filter)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft is of Jupiter's moon Io and its surrounding sky is shown in false color.
PIA01111:
Io's Sodium Cloud On-Chip Format (Clear and Green-Yellow Filters Superimposed)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Io Galileo
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This image of Jupiter's moon Io and its surrounding sky is shown in false color. It was taken at 5 hours 30 minutes Universal Time on Nov. 9, 1996 by the solid state imaging (CCD) system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft,
PIA01109:
Io's Sodium Cloud (Clear Filter)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Amalthea Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft between Nov. 1996-June 1997, provide the first ever 'family portrait' of the four small, irregularly shaped moons that orbit Jupiter in the zone between the planet's ring and the larger Galilean satellites.
PIA01076:
Family Portrait of the Small Inner Satellites of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Ganymede Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image of the crater, Melkart, on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede, was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The crater is illuminated by the Sun from the left.
PIA00878:
NIMS Observes Melkart Crater on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Shown here is a portion of a high-resolution image of Io (Latitude: +10 to +60 degrees, Longitude: 180 to 225 degrees) acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, revealing immense lava flows and other volcanic landforms.
PIA00537:
Volcanically Active Regions on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of images shows a portion of a long lava flow that appeared during the 17 years between flybys of Io by NASA's Voyager and Galileo spacecraft. Images are high resolution and were acquired by Galileo on October 11, 1999 during its 24th orbit.
PIA02537:
Lava Flows at Zamama, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-02 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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During its twelfth orbit around Jupiter, on Dec. 16, 1997, NASA's Galileo spacecraft made its closest pass of Jupiter's icy moon Europa, soaring 200 kilometers (124 miles) above the icy surface.
PIA01180:
Highest Resolution Image of Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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On Sept. 6, 1996, NASA's Galileo spacecraft observed this circular 36 kilometer (22 mile) diameter impact crater near the north pole of Jupiter's moon Ganymede with a floor that is partially brightened.
PIA01057:
A Polar Crater on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Europa Galileo
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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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-01 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Complex tectonism is evident in these images of Ganymede's surface. The solid state imaging camera on NASA's Galileo spacecraft imaged this region as it passed Ganymede during its second orbit through the Jovian system.
PIA01091:
Complex Tectonism on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-06 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images show the apparent edge (limb) of the planet Jupiter as seen through both the violet filter (top frame) and an infrared filter (756 nanometers, bottom frame) of the Solid State Imaging (CCD) system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01195:
Hazes near Jupiter's Limb (60 degrees North, 315 degrees West)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-06 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images show the apparent edge (limb) of the planet Jupiter as seen through both the violet filter (top frame) and an infrared filter (756 nanometers, bottom frame) of the Solid State Imaging (CCD) system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01196:
Haze observations near Jupiter's Limb (60 degrees North, 295 degrees West)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-02 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This view captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft of the Conamara Chaos region on Jupiter's moon Europa shows cliffs along the edges of high-standing ice plates.
PIA01181:
Europa Ice Cliffs-High Resolution
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The Solid State Imaging system aboard the NASA's Galileo spacecraft took this image of the surface of Europa on 

February 20, 1997 during its sixth orbit around Jupiter.
PIA00852:
Dome Shaped Features on Europa's 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 1998-03-06 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Jupiter's satellite Europa was obtained from a range of 7364 miles (11851 km) by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its fourth orbit around Jupiter and its first close pass of Europa.
PIA00542:
Prominent Doublet Ridges on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-24 Ganymede Galileo
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Two impact craters surrounded by an unusual ejecta blanket dominate this high resolution image of the surface of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. NASA's Galileo spacecraft imaged this region as it passed Ganymede during its orbit through the Jovian system.
PIA01088:
Nergal Crater on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-20 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Complex sets of ridges and grooves are visible in this image of the Nippur Sulcus region on Jupiter's largest moon Ganymede. NASA's Galileo spacecraft imaged this region as it passed Ganymede during its second orbit through the Jovian system.
PIA01086:
Grooved Terrain in Nippur Sulcus on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This view of a part of the Galileo Regio region on Jupiter's moon Ganymede shows fine details of the dark terrain that makes up about half of the surface of the planet-sized moon.
PIA00278:
Ganymede - Dark Terrain in Galileo Regio
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-06 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Wind patterns of Jupiter's equatorial region. This mosaic taken by the Solid State Imaging system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft covers an area of 34,000 by 22,000 kilometers and was taken using the 756 nanometer near-infrared continuum filter.
PIA01187:
Wind Patterns in Jupiter's Equatorial Region (Time set 1)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Three sets of observations, each taken one hour apart, illustrate dynamics in this region of Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere. Images were taken at a range of 1.1 million kilometers by the Solid State Imaging (CCD) system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01231:
Dynamics of Jupiter's Long-lived White Ovals Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Three sets of observations, each taken one hour apart, illustrate dynamics in this region of Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere. These images were taken by the Solid State Imaging (CCD) system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01655:
Dynamics of Jupiter's Long-lived White Ovals Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-18 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These two observations, taken one hour apart, illustrate the winds around a white oval on Jupiter which is the result of the historic merger of two classic white ovals at 33 degrees south planetocentric latitude. Images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01651:
Dynamics after Historic Merger of Storms on Jupiter Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-02 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This view of the Conamara Chaos region on Jupiter's moon Europa taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows an area where the icy surface has been broken into many separate plates that have moved laterally and rotated.
PIA01177:
Chaotic Terrain on Europa in Very High Resolution
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its close flyby of Jupiter's moon Io shows some curious mountains. The Sun is illuminating the scene from the left, and because it is setting, exaggerates the shadows cast by the mountains.
PIA02520:
Mountains on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows dark terrain of Nicholson Regio on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. On the left is a crater that has been torn apart by tectonic forces.
PIA01612:
A Tumultuous Past for Ganymede's Dark Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-11-27 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A cliff slumps outward in these high-resolution views that NASA's Galileo spacecraft captured the edge of a mountain named Telegonus Mensa on Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA02597:
Slumping Cliff on Io in High Resolution
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-05-21 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This high resolution view captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows the Conamara Chaos region on Jupiter's icy moon, Europa. This image reveals craters which range in size from about 30 meters to over 450 meters in diameter.
PIA01404:
Small Craters on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
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This mosaic of images collected by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1999 shows a fountain of lava spewing above the surface of Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA02519:
Lava Fountains on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Io Galileo
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Detail of changes around Marduk on Jupiter's moon Io as seen by NASA's Voyager 1 in 1979 (upper left) and NASA's Galileo spacecraft between June 1996 (lower left) and September 1996 (upper and lower right).
PIA01066:
Changes around Marduk Between Voyager, and Galileo's First Two Orbits
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 J Rings Galileo
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Jupiter's ring system is composed of three parts: a flat main ring, a toroidal halo interior to the main ring, and the 

gossamer ring, which lies exterior to the main ring, as seen in this image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft taken on Nov. 9, 1996.
PIA00659:
Jupiter's Gossamer Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
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The mosaic of the Great Red Spot on Jupiter from NASA's Galileo orbiter was taken over a 76 second interval beginning at universal time 14 hours, 33 minutes, 22 seconds, on June 26, 1996.
PIA00833:
Mosaic of Jupiter's Great Red Spot (Methane Filter)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 J Rings Galileo
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The ring system of Jupiter was imaged by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 9, 1996. In this image the west ansa of Jupiter's main ring is seen at a resolution of 24 kilometers per pixel.
PIA00538:
The Main Ring of Jupiter (clear filter)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-26 Ganymede Galileo
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The dark-floored crater, Khensu, is the target of this image of Ganymede. The solid state imaging camera on NASA's Galileo spacecraft imaged this region as it passed Ganymede during its second orbit through the Jovian system.
PIA01090:
Khensu Crater on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft acquired the images in this mosaic of Hi-iaka Patera (the irregularly shaped, dark depression at the center of the image) and two nearby mountains on November 25, 1999 during its 25th orbit.
PIA02540:
Rifting at Hi'iaka Patera, Io?
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-21 Ganymede Galileo
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This image shows some unusual features on the surface of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. NASA's Galileo spacecraft imaged this region as it passed Ganymede during its second orbit through the Jovian system.
PIA01087:
Geological Mysteries on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-06 Europa Galileo
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This image of Europa, an icy satellite of Jupiter about the size of the Earth's Moon, was obtained from a range of 7415 miles (11933 kilometers) by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its fourth orbit around Jupiter and its first close pass of Europa.
PIA00541:
Macula on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-31 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image shows the Chaac region, on Jupiter's moon Io, viewed by two instruments on NASA's spacecraft Galileo during the flyby on February 22, 2000. On the left is an image taken by Galileo's onboard camera.
PIA02559:
Sulphur Dioxide on the Chaac Region of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-02 Europa Galileo
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This image, taken by the camera onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft, is a very high resolution view of the Conamara Chaos region on Jupiter's moon Europa. It shows an area where icy plates have been broken apart and moved around laterally.
PIA01182:
Very High Resolution Image of Icy Cliffs on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-24 Amalthea Galileo
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These two images of Jupiter's small, irregularly shaped moon Amalthea, obtained by the camera onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft, form a 'stereo pair' that helps scientists determine this moon's shape and the topography of its surface features.
PIA02532:
Bright Streak on Amalthea
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo orbiter looks at Jupiter's Great Red Spot, in these views from June 26, 1996. NIMS studies infrared wavelengths of light that our eye cannot see.
PIA00501:
NIMS Spectral Maps of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
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This color composite of Io, acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its ninth orbit (C9) of Jupiter, shows the hemisphere of Io which is centered at longitude 52 degrees. The dark feature to the lower right of the center of the disk is Kanehekili.
PIA01220:
Io's Kanehekili Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Jupiter Galileo
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These two images of Jupiter's atmosphere were taken with the violet filter of the Solid State Imaging (CCD) system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Mesoscale waves can be seen in the center of the upper image. The images were obtained on June 26, 1996.
PIA00724:
Mesoscale Waves in Jupiter's Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) taken on July 21, 1997, shows sand dunes in the polar regions as they are beginning to defrost after a long, cold winter.
PIA01230:
Motion in Jupiter's Atmospheric Vortices (Near-infrared filters) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
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This image of Europa's leading hemisphere was obtained by the solid state imaging system onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its seventh orbit of Jupiter on April 3, 1997.
PIA00874:
Europa's Leading Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Io Galileo
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Shown here is one of the topographic mapping images of Jupiter's moon Io (Latitude: +5 to +48 degrees, Longitude: 120 to 185 degrees) acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, revealing a great variety of landforms.
PIA01104:
Geologic Landforms on Io (Area 2)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Europa Galileo
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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 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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-15 Ganymede Galileo
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View of the Marius Regio and Nippur Sulcus area of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede showing the dark and bright grooved terrain which is typical of this satellite. Image taken by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01618:
Regional View of Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Callisto Galileo
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Craters ranging in diameter from the limit of resolution, approximately 1.35 kilometers, up to the remnants of a heavily degraded two-ringed basin, approximately 90 kilometers in diameter, can be seen in this image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01222:
Mass Wasting in Craters near the South Pole of Callisto
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Io Galileo
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Six views of the volcanic plume named Prometheus, as seen against Io's disk and near the bright limb (edge) of the satellite by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its second (G2) orbit of Jupiter.
PIA01069:
Active Volcanic Eruptions on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Callisto Galileo
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft provides a new view of this heavily cratered region in the southern hemisphere of the icy Jovian satellite Callisto. The region was not observed by NASA's Voyager spacecraft.
PIA01219:
Large Craters in Callisto's Southern Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Ganymede Galileo
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These frames demonstrate the dramatic improvement in the resolution of pictures that NASA's Galileo spacecraft is returning compared to previous images of the Jupiter system.
PIA00722:
Galileo Resolutions: Ganymede and the San Francisco Bay Area
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-08 Venus Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These images are two versions of a near-infrared map of lower-level clouds on the night side of Venus, obtained by the Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it approached the planet February 10, 1990.
PIA00222:
Venus - Lower-level Nightside Clouds As Seen By NIMS
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-05-08 Europa Galileo
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This color composite view combines violet, green, and infrared images of Jupiter's intriguing moon, Europa, for a view of the moon in natural color (left) and in enhanced color designed to bring out subtle color differences in the surface (right).
PIA01295:
Europa Global Views in Natural and Enhanced Colors
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-06 Jupiter Galileo
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Time sequence of Jupiter's equatorial region at 756 nanometers. The mosaics taken by the Solid State Imaging system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft cover an area of 34,000 kilometers by 22,000 kilometers and were taken ten hours apart.
PIA01188:
Time Sequence of Jupiter's Equatorial Region (Time Sets 2 & 4)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Jupiter Galileo
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These two images of Jupiter's atmosphere were taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on June 26, 1996. The bright white spot in the center of each image is to the northwest of Jupiter's Great Red Spot (GRS).
PIA00725:
Time changes in Storm Clouds in Jupiter's Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Ganymede Galileo
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Ridges, grooves, craters and relatively smooth areas in the Uruk Sulcus region of Jupiter's moon Ganymede are shown in this high-resolution image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its first flyby of Ganymede on June 27, 1996.
PIA00276:
Ganymede - Ridges, Grooves, Craters and Smooth Areas of Uruk Sulcus Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-08 Earth Galileo
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This near-infrared photograph of the Earth was taken by the Galileo spacecraft at 6:07 a.m. PST on Dec. 11, 1990, at a range of about 1.32 million miles. South America is prominent near the center.
PIA00226:
Global View of Earth in the Near-Infrared
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-08 Io Galileo
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A plume of gas and particles is ejected some 100 kilometers (about 60 miles) above the surface of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io in this color image, recently taken by NASAšs Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02502:
Masubi Plume on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
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This view of the surface of one of Jupiter's moons, Europa, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Feb. 20, 1997, shows the complex icy crust that has been extensively modified by fracturing and the formation of ridges.
PIA00588:
Europa Ridges, Hills and Domes
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