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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-11-19 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The volcano Pele glows in the night in this close-up image of Jupiter's moon Io, obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in the closest-ever Io flyby on October 10, 1999. Only surfaces hotter than 600 degrees Celsius are visible in this image.
PIA02511:
Pele's Hot Caldera Margin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-10-04 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Volcanic hot spots, including a bright one never seen before, pepper an infrared color-coded image (left) of Jupiter's moon Io, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Aug. 6, 2001.
PIA02591:
Hot Spots on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-06-22 Io Galileo
Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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Powerful volcanoes and the previous day's sunshine warm the nighttime surface of Jupiter's moon Io, as seen in this image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The left-hand frame shows the best view that Galileo has yet provided of Io's nighttime temperatures.
PIA02589:
Io's Nighttime Heat
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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 1996-01-29 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These four images of Jupiter and the luminous night-side impact of fragment W of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 were taken NASA's Galileo spacecraft on July 22, 1994.
PIA00139:
Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Fragment W Impact With Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-05-21 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This composite view taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows the rim and interior of the impact crater, Mannann'an, on Jupiter's moon, Europa.
PIA01402:
Mannann'an Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-26 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This composite of images, all acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, contains three views at three different image resolutions of the volcano Prometheus on Jupiter's moon Io. The upper mosaic consists of eight high-resolution frames.
PIA02564:
Io's Prometheus Volcano at Various Resolutions
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-26 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Prometheus is the 'Old Faithful' of the many volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io. A broad, umbrella-shaped plume of gas and dust has been spotted above Prometheus by NASA's Voyager and Galileo spacecraft every time the viewing conditions have been favorable.
PIA02565:
Sources of Volcanic Plumes Near Prometheus
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This picture of Europa, a moon of Jupiter, was obtained on February 20, 1997, by the Solid State Imaging system onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its sixth orbit around Jupiter.
PIA00590:
Europa Triple Band
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft caught this volcanic eruption in action on Jupiter's moon Io on November 25, 1999. This mosaic shows Tvashtar Catena, a chain of calderas, in enhanced color.
PIA02545:
Eruption at Tvashtar Catena, Io, in Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-13 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These two frames, derived from images of Jupiter's moon Ganymede by NASA's Galileo and Voyager spacecraft, show bright terrain types and topography within an area called Sippar Sulcus in Ganymede's southern hemisphere.
PIA03214:
Sippar Sulcus, Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Europa Galileo
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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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Venus Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These two images of Venus from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show the global structure of cloud patterns at two different depths in the upper cloud layers.
PIA00073:
Venus as Viewed Through Violet and Near Infrared Filters
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Moon Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This false-color mosaic of part of the Moon was constructed from 54 images taken by the imaging system aboard NASA's Galileo as the spacecraft flew past the Moon on December 7, 1992.
PIA00129:
Moon - False Color Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-02-04 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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View of a small region of the thin, disrupted, ice crust in the Conamara region of Jupiter's moon Europa showing the interplay of surface color with ice structures. Image captured by the Solid State Imaging (CCD) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01127:
Europa - Ice Rafting View
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Moon Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These pictures of the Moon were taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft at (right photo) Dec.8, 1990 from a distance of almost 220,000 miles, and at (left photo) Dec. 9, 1990 at a range of more than 350,000 miles.
PIA00077:
Moon - 2 Views of Orientale Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image was acquired on May 6, 1997 while Io was in eclipse (in Jupiter's shadow) during NASA's Galileo spacecraft's eighth orbit, and reveals several dynamic processes.
PIA00704:
Io Eclipse/Volcanic Eruption
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-01 Ida Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This is the first full picture showing both asteroid 243 Ida and its newly discovered moon to be transmitted to Earth NASA's Galileo spacecraft -- the first conclusive evidence that natural satellites of asteroids exist.
PIA00136:
Asteroid Ida and Its Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Jupiter's moon Io, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 25, 1999, shows a bright lava flow with a distinct dark channel in the middle.
PIA02518:
Bright Channelized Lava Flows on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-06 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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True and false color views of an equatorial 'hotspot' on Jupiter. These images taken by the Solid State Imaging system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft cover an area 34,000 kilometers by 11,000 kilometers.
PIA01184:
A Jovian Hotspot in True and False Colors (Time set 3)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These observations of Jupiter's equator in thermal (heat) emission were made by NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility (top panel) within hours of the Near-Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS) instrument image (middle inset) and the spectra (bottom).
PIA00842:
Observations of Jupiter's thermal emission made by the Infrared Telescope Facility and the Galileo NIMS instrument
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Ganymede Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft acquired this global mosaic (right) during Galileo's third orbit on Nov. 4, 1996. The lighter bluish area in the upper latitudes is the Asgard multi-ring structure with crater Burr to the north and Tornasuk to the east.
PIA00844:
NIMS Callisto Global Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-10 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This composite image of part of the Jupiter moon, Europa, shows the distribution of ice and minerals for the structure named Tyre. The image was created with data from NASA's Galileo Solid State Imaging camera and the Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer.
PIA01098:
A Compositional Map of the Tyre Region of Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image taken on Feb. 20, 1997 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows the ice-rich crust of Europa, one of the moons of Jupiter.
PIA00591:
Europa Ice Rafts
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of two images shows an area within the Valhalla region on Jupiter's moon, Callisto.This mosaic of two images shows an area within the Valhalla region on Jupiter's moon, Callisto, as seen by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00561:
Callisto Scarp Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-17 Callisto Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These views of Callisto's southern hemisphere were taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on May 6, 1997. The upper left view contains Buri, a crater with a diameter of about 60 km.
PIA01078:
Callisto's Southern Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-17 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of images showing a large impact crater on Callisto's southern hemisphere was obtained by the solid state 

imaging (CCD) system on board NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its eighth orbit of Jupiter on May 6, 1997.
PIA01077:
Large impact on Callisto's Southern Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-31 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This stereo image illustrates the topography of the Tvashtar Catena region on Jupiter's moon Io. It was created by combining two different views of Tvashtar taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 25, 1999 and February 22, 2000.
PIA02552:
Stereo Image of Tvashtar Catena, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A mosaic of four Galileo high-resolution images of the Uruk Sulcus region of Jupiter's moon Ganymede is shown within the context of an image of the region taken by Voyager 2 in 1979.
PIA00281:
Ganymede - Galileo Mosaic Overlayed on Voyager Data in Uruk Sulcus Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Clouds and hazes at various altitudes within the dynamic Jovian atmosphere are revealed by multi-color imaging taken during the second orbit (G2) on September 5, 1996 by Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00582:
Jupiter's Multi-level Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This color image, acquired during NASA's Galileo's ninth orbit around Jupiter, shows two volcanic plumes on Io. One plume was captured on the bright limb or edge of the moon, erupting over a caldera (volcanic depression) named Pillan Patera.
PIA00703:
Active Volcanic Plumes on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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During the G7 encounter, NASA's Galileo spacecraft observed the shadow of Europa on the clouds of Jupiter during Galileo's fourth orbit. The bright spot in the clouds is an atmospheric hot spot.
PIA00847:
NIMS Observes Europa's Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images of Jupiter's volcanic moon, Io, show the results of a dramatic event that occurred on the fiery satellite during a five-month period (April 4-Sept 19, 1997.
PIA00744:
Arizona-sized Io Eruption
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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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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 1998-10-14 Jupiter Galileo
Hubble Space Telescope
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Jupiter's White Ovals
PIA01477:
Jupiter's White Ovals
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-10 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Mosaics of Jupiter's night side show the Jovian aurora at approximately 45 minute intervals as the auroral ring rotated with the planet below the spacecraft. The images were obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01600:
Time Series of Jupiter's Aurora
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Jupiter's white oval storms before and after their historic merger in 1998. Three classic white ovals which formed in the 1930's have occupied the band from 31 to 35 degrees south planetocentric latitude ever since. Images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01650:
Historic Merger of Storms on Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-10 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Mosaics of Jupiter's night side show the Jovian aurora at approximately 45 minute intervals as the auroral ring rotated with the planet below the spacecraft. The images were obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01603:
Time Series of Jupiter's Aurora
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image compares temperatures at the volcano Loki, the most powerful volcano on Io, seen by the photopolarimeter-radiometer instrument onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its October 1999 flyby of Jupiter's moon Io, and its February 2000 flyby.
PIA02549:
Temperature Comparison at Loki
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-26 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This pair of images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft captures a dynamic eruption at Tvashtar Catena, a chain of volcanic bowls on Jupiter's moon Io. They show a change in the location of hot lava over a period of a few months in 1999 and early 2000.
PIA02584:
Eruption at Tvashtar Catena on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-08 Venus Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This series of pictures shows four views of the planet Venus obtained by NASA's Galileo's Solid State Imaging System at ranges of 1.4 to 2 million miles as the spacecraft receded from Venus.
PIA00223:
Venus - Multiple Views of High-level Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Venus Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These are enhanced versions of four views of the planet Venus taken by NASA's Galileo's Solid State Imaging System at distances ranging from 1.4 to 2 million miles as the spacecraft receded from Venus.
PIA00110:
Four Views of Venus (High Pass Filter)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-10 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Mosaics of Jupiter's night side show the Jovian aurora at approximately 45 minute intervals as the auroral ring rotated with the planet below the spacecraft. The images were obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01601:
Time Series of Jupiter's Aurora
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-10 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Mosaics of Jupiter's night side show the Jovian aurora at approximately 45 minute intervals as the auroral ring rotated with the planet below the spacecraft. The images were obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01602:
Time Series of Jupiter's Aurora
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft imaged most of Europa, including the north polar regions, at high spectral resolution during the G1 encounter on June 28, 1996.
PIA00834:
NIMS G1 Observation of Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io are compared in these images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft (right) taken in early September of this year, and from the Voyager spacecraft (left) taken in 1979.
PIA00495:
Changing volcanoes on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Callisto Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This view of Callisto's Asgard multi-ring structure was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The large bright/white area is the palimpsest or center of Asgard. The smaller bright area is the crater Tornasuk.
PIA00839:
Callisto Asgard Region as Viewed by NIMS
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A mosaic of four images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 8, 1996, at a resolution of approximately 46 kilometers (28.5 miles) per picture element (pixel) along Jupiter's rings.
PIA00701:
Jupiter's Main Ring/Ring Halo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-03-06 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This picture of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io combines high-resolution black and white images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 10, 1999, with lower resolution color images taken by Galileo on July 3, 1999.
PIA02526:
Ionian Mountains and Calderas, in Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Volcanic 'hot spots' are seen in this color temperature map of the Prometheus volcano on Jupiter's moon Io created with data obtained by NASA's Galileo and Voyager spacecraft.
PIA02542:
Prometheus/NIMS
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-11-19 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image shows the region around the Prometheus volcano on Jupiter's moon Io. It was observed by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in 1996 as it was flying away from a close approach to Io.
PIA02515:
Io's Prometheus Regions as Viewed by Galileo NIMS
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-31 Amalthea Galileo
Voyager
Solid-State Imaging
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These images of Jupiter's moon Amalthea were taken with NASA's Galileo and Voyager spacecraft. Amalthea is almost pure water ice, hinting that it may not have formed where it now orbits.
PIA07248:
Amalthea, A Rubble-Pile Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Earth Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image of northeast Africa and the Arabian Peninsula was taken from an altitude of about 500,000 kilometers (300,000 miles) by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft on December 9, 1992, as it left Earth en route to Jupiter.
PIA00127:
Earth - Northeast Africa and the Arabian Peninsula
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-29 Io Cassini-Huygens
Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Two tall volcanic plumes and the rings of red material they have deposited onto surrounding surface areas appear in images taken of Jupiter's moon Io by NASA's Galileo and Cassini spacecraft in late December 2000 and early January 2001.
PIA02588:
Galileo and Cassini Image Two Giant Plumes on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-10 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Shown here are color-coded images of Io in eclipse (top). The images were acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its tenth orbit around Jupiter.
PIA01094:
Io Degassing from sub- and anti-Jupiter Regions
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Venus Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image is a false color version of a near infrared map of lower level clouds on the night side of Venus, obtained by the Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer aboard the Galileo spacecraft as it approached the planet Feb. 10, 1990.
PIA00112:
Venus Nightside through the Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Venus Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This false-color image is a near-infrared map of lower-level clouds on the night side of Venus, obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it approached the planet's night side on Feb. 10, 1990.
PIA00124:
Infrared Image of Low Clouds on Venus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-22 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The highest-resolution views ever obtained of any of Jupiter's moons, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in May 2001, reveal numerous bright, sharp knobs covering a portion of Jupiter's moon Callisto.
PIA03455:
Callisto Close-up with Jagged Hills
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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Ideas about the role of sulfur in volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io are illustrated. Sulfur gas consisting of pairs of sulfur atoms (S2), detected above Io's volcano Pele by the Hubble Space Telescope, is ejected from the hot vents of Io's volcanoes.
PIA02547:
The Role of Sulfur in Io's Volcanoes
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This composite of Jupiter's icy moon Callisto combines data from two orbits showing several types of impact craters. North is to the top of the picture; the sun illuminates the surface from the east. Images captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01648:
Impact Craters on Icy Callisto: Doh Crater and Asgard
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images of Callisto, the outermost of the Galilean satellites of Jupiter, reveal a surface characterized by impact craters. The global view (lower left) is dominated by a large bulls-eye feature. Images captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01649:
The Valhalla Multi-ring Structure on Callisto
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These four views of Jupiter's moon Io clearly show airborne plumes of gas and dust from two of Io's active volcanoes, Zamama and Prometheus. The bottom row consists of enlargements of the plume areas. Images captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01652:
Sequence Showing Active Volcanic Plumes on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A mosaic of four Galileo images of the Uruk Sulcus region on Ganymede (Latitude 11 N, Longitude: 170 W) is shown overlayed on the data obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1979.
PIA00493:
Uruk Sulcus Mosaic - Galileo over Voyager Data
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This global view of Europa shows the location of a four-frame mosaic of images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in 1996, set into low-resolution data obtained by NASA's Voyager spacecraft in 1979.
PIA00723:
Context of Europa images from Galileo
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-16 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic shows some of the highest resolution images obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its eleventh orbit around Jupiter.
PIA01126:
High Resolution Mosaic of Ridges, Plains, and Mountains on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-16 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of part of Jupiter's moon, Europa, shows a region that is characterized by mottled terrain. The images in this mosaic were obtained by Solid State Imaging (CCD) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its eleventh orbit around Jupiter.
PIA01125:
Regional Mosaic of Chaos and Gray Band on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image shows the Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS) observations of selected areas of Europa's trailing hemisphere during NASA's Galileo E4 encounter on 19 December 1996.
PIA00846:
NIMS E4 Observations of Europa Trailing Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-01 Venus Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images of the Venus clouds were taken by NASA's Galileo Solid State Imaging System February 13,1990, at a range of about 1 million miles. The smallest detail visible is about 20 miles. They show the state of the clouds near the top of Venus's cloud
PIA00071:
Venus in Violet and Near Infrared Light
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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 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Sulfur dioxide, normally a gas at room temperatures, is known to exist on Io's surface as a frost, condensing there from the hot gases emanating from the Io volcanoes. This image was taken in 1996 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00841:
Distribution of Sulfur Dioxide Frost on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This four-frame mosaic shows the ancient impact structure Asgard on Jupiter's moon Callisto. This image was taken on November 4, 1996, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its third orbit around Jupiter.
PIA00517:
Asgard Impact Structure on Callisto
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images, taken on February 19, 1997 by NASA's Galileo orbiter, show two of the three long-lived White Ovals that formed to the south of the Jupiter's Great Red Spot.
PIA00857:
Jupiter's Long-lived White Ovals in False Color (Time Set 4)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images, taken on February 19, 1997 by NASA's Galileo orbiter, show two of the three long-lived White Ovals that formed to the south of the Jupiter's Great Red Spot.
PIA00858:
Jupiter's Long-lived White Ovals in True Color (Time Set 4)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-02 Moon Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This color image of the Moon was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft at 9:35 a.m. PST Dec. 9, 1990, at a range of about 350,000 miles. The concentric, circular Orientale basin, is near the center; the nearside is to the right, the far side to the left.
PIA00113:
Moon Color Composite
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft, which was used to map the mineral and ice properties over the surfaces of the Jovian moons, producing global spectral images for small selected regions on the satellites in 1996-97.
PIA00855:
High Spatial Resolution Europa Coverage by the Galileo Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image of half of Io's disk in darkness on Sept. 19, 1997.
PIA01226:
Two New Hot Spots on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-10 Earth Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Global images of Earth from NASA's Galileo orbiter on December 11, 1999. In each frame, the continent of Antarctica is visible at the bottom of the globe.
PIA00728:
Global Images of Earth
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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 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This infrared image, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in late June, 1996, of Jupiter's Great Red Spot has different colors than what you normally see.
PIA00838:
First Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS) Image of the Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These two views of Jupiter obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft show evidence of strikingly different stratospheric hazes between the polar regions and low or mid latitudes. The Great Red Spot shows in one mosaic taken on June 26, 1996.
PIA00522:
Jupiter Stratospheric Haze Comparison
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Dark crisscrossing bands on Jupiter's moon Europa represent widespread disruption from fracturing and the possible eruption of gases and rocky material from the moon's interior in this four-frame mosaic of images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00295:
Dark Bands on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Moon Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This false-color photograph is a composite of 15 images of the Moon taken through three color filters NASA's Galileo's solid-state imaging system during the spacecraft's passage through the Earth-Moon system on December 8, 1992.
PIA00132:
Moon - False Color Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-05-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This composite includes the four largest moons of Jupiter which are known as the Galilean satellites. Shown from left to right are Io, closest to Jupiter, followed by Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto.
PIA01299:
The Galilean Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This composite portait includes the four largest moons of Jupiter which are known as the Galilean satellites. From left to
right, the moons shown are Ganymede, Callisto, Io, and Europa.
PIA00601:
The Galilean Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-05-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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In this family portrait the four largest moons of Jupiter are shown to scale in increasing distance from Jupiter are (left to right) Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto. This image was taken by NASA's Galileo in November, 1997.
PIA01400:
The Galilean Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image of Loki Patera on Jupiter's volcanic moon Io shows data taken by the near-infrared mapping spectrometer onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its Io flyby on Oct. 10, 1999.
PIA02541:
Loki Patera/NIMS
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Ganymede Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The left image is an airbrush map of the surface of Ganymede from NASA's Voyager data. The small square shows the location of Antum crater, target of the image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft on the right.
PIA00854:
Antum Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-01-21 Ganymede Galileo
Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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This infrared image of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, showing heat radiation from its surface at a wavelength of about 60 microns, provides best view yet of nighttime temperatures on this hemisphere of Ganymede. Image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01146:
Nighttime Temperatures on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-29 Earth Galileo
Terra
Multi-Angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer
Solid-State Imaging
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These images of the area around Sudan's capital city of Khartoum capture the river's dynamic nature. They were acquired by NASA's Terra's spacecraft.
PIA03420:
Nile River Fluctuations Near Khartoum, Sudan
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Global view of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io, obtained on Sept. 7,1996 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01064:
Global View of Io (Natural and False/Enhanced Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic covers part of the equatorial region of Jupiter's moon, Callisto. The mosaic combines six separate image frames obtained by the solid state imaging (CCD) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its ninth orbit around Jupiter.
PIA00745:
Callisto's Equatorial Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-15 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of Jupiter's ring system was acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft when the Sun was behind the planet, and the spacecraft was in Jupiter's shadow peering back toward the Sun.
PIA01621:
Jupiter's Ring System
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Shown here is a comparison of NASA's Galileo color image (right, taken Sept. 7, 1996) of Jupiter's moon Io, with NASA's Voyager mosaic (left, taken in 1979) reprojected to the same geometry as the Galileo image.
PIA01063:
Voyager-to-Galileo Changes, Io's Anti-Jove Hemisphere
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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 1997-12-10 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo images of the surface of Jupiter's moon Callisto have revealed large landslide deposits within two large impact craters seen in the right side of this image. The two landslides are about 3 to 3.5 kilometers (1.8 to 2.1 miles) in length.
PIA01095:
Landslides on Callisto
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This five-frame mosaic of the Jovian satellite Callisto shows a surface densely populated with impact craters. These images were obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on its eighth orbit around Jupiter in 1997.
PIA00898:
Moderate-resolution view of Callisto's surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-06 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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True and false color views of Jupiter from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show an equatorial 'hotspot' on Jupiter. These images cover an area 34,000 kilometers by 11,000 kilometers (about 21,100 by 6,800 miles) and were taken on December 17, 1996.
PIA00602:
E4 True and False Color Hot Spot Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-06 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These true and false color views of an equatorial 'hotspot' on Jupiter were taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Dec. 17, 1996.
PIA01080:
A Jovian Hotspot in True and False Colors (Time set 1)
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