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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-09 Europa Voyager
Near Infrared Camera
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Europa looks like a cracked egg in this computer mosaic of the best of NASA's Voyager 2 images.
PIA00366:
Europa - Mosaic
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This picture of Europa, the smallest Galilean satellite, was taken in the afternoon of March 4, 1979, from a distance of about 2 million kilometers (1.2 million miles) by NASA's Voyager 1.
PIA00016:
Europa - Full Disk
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This color image of the Jovian moon Europa was acquired by NASA's Voyager 2 during its close encounter on Jul. 9, 1979. Europa, the size of our moon, is thought to have a crust of ice perhaps 100 kilometers thick which overlies the silicate crust.
PIA00459:
Europa During Voyager 2 Closest Approach
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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On June 27, 1996, during Galileo's first orbit around Jupiter, a newly discovered impact crater could be seen just right of the center of this image of Jupiter's moon Europa returned by NASA's Galileo spacecraft camera.
PIA00294:
Europa's Active Surface
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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.
PIA00291:
Europa's Broken Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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False color has been used here to enhance the visibility of certain features in this composite of three images of the Minos Linea region on Jupiter's moon Europa taken on 28 June 1996 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00275:
Europa In Color
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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 1997-09-07 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 1997-11-18 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image, taken on September 7, 1996 by NASA's Galileo orbiter, shows two views of the trailing hemisphere of Jupiter's ice-covered satellite, Europa. Europa is about 3,160 kilometers (1,950 miles) in diameter, or about the size of Earth's moon.
PIA00502:
Natural and False Color Views of Europa
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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 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 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 1997-12-18 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This view of Jupiter's moon Europa shows a portion of the surface that has been highly disrupted by fractures and ridges. This image was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 6, 1996.
PIA00518:
Ridges on Europa
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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 1997-12-18 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images obtained by the Solid State Imaging (CCD) system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft show the same region of Europa under different lighting conditions.
PIA01102:
Terrain on Europa under Changing Lighting Conditions
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Cutaway view of the possible internal structure of Europa. The surface of the satellite is a mosaic of images obtained in 1979 by NASA's Voyager spacecraft.
PIA01130:
Interior of Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-01-21 Europa Galileo
Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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This infrared image of Europa, showing heat radiation from its surface at a wavelength of 27 microns, provides the best view yet of Europa's daytime temperatures. This image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows the full disk of Europa.
PIA01144:
Daytime Temperatures on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-02-04 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images compare Jupiter's icy moon, Europa, to the same location on earth, the San Francisco Bay are of California, from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00597:
Europa Ice Rafts and similar scales on Earth
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Solid-State Imaging
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This view of the icy surface of Jupiter's moon, Europa, is a mosaic of two pictures taken by the Solid State Imaging system on board NASA's Galileo spacecraft during a close flyby of Europa on February 20, 1997.
PIA00589:
Mosaic of Europa's Ridges, Craters
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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 1998-03-02 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This computer-generated perspective view of the Pwyll impact crater on Jupiter's moon Europa was created using images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft camera when the spacecraft flew past that moon on Feb. 20 and Dec. 16, 1997.
PIA01175:
Pwyll Impact Crater: Perspective View of Topographic Model
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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 Pwyll impact crater on Jupiter's moon Europa taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows the interior structure and surrounding ejecta deposits. Pwyll's location is shown in the background global view.
PIA01176:
Europa's Pwyll Crater
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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 1998-03-02 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This spectacular image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft camera shows a region of ridged plains on Jupiter's moon Europa. The plains are comprised of many parallel and cross-cutting ridges, commonly in pairs.
PIA01178:
High-Resolution Image of Europa's Ridged Plains
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-02 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This high-resolution image of Jupiter's moon Europa, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft camera, shows dark, relatively smooth region at the lower right hand corner of the image which may be a place where warm ice has welled up from below.
PIA01179:
Dark and Bright Ridges on Europa
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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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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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Solid-State Imaging
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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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Solid-State Imaging
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This image shows an area of crustal separation on Jupiter's moon, Europa. Lower resolution pictures taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft revealed that dark wedge-shaped bands in this region are areas where the icy crust has completely pulled apart.
PIA01183:
Europa Wedge Region
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Solid-State Imaging
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The top image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft is a very high resolution view of the Conamara Chaos region on Jupiter's moon Europa, showing an area where icy plates have been broken apart and moved around laterally.
PIA01216:
Very High Resolution Image of Icy Cliffs on Europa and Similar Scales on Earth (Providence, RI)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-06 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Europa, an icy satellite of Jupiter, was obtained from a range of 39028 miles (62089 kilometers) by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its fourth orbit around Jupiter and its first close pass of Europa.
PIA00539:
Jupiter's Icy Satellite Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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The icy surface of Europa, one of the moons of Jupiter, was photographed by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on its fourth orbit around Jupiter.
PIA00540:
Flows on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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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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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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Solid-State Imaging
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This is a composite of two images of Jupiter's icy moon Europa obtained from a range of 2119 miles (3410 kilometers) by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its fourth orbit around Jupiter and its first close pass of Europa.
PIA00543:
Structurally Complex Surface of Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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Jupiter's moon, Europa, is seen in this image taken by NASA's Galileo Orbiter. The smallest visible feature is about the size of a football field.
PIA00544:
Ridges on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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This close-up view of the icy surface of Europa, a moon of Jupiter, was obtained on December 20, 1996, by the Solid State Imaging system on board NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its fourth orbit around Jupiter.
PIA00592:
Close-up of Europa's Surface
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Solid-State Imaging
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These images compare Jupiter's icy moon, Europa, to the same location on earth, the San Francisco Bay are of California, from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00595:
Icy Europa and similar scales on Earth
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Solid-State Imaging
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These images compare Jupiter's icy moon, Europa, to the same location on earth, the San Francisco Bay are of California, from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00599:
Close-up of Europa's Surface and similar scales on Earth
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Solid-State Imaging
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This enhanced color image of the impact crater Pwyll on Jupiter's moon Europa was produced by combining low resolution color data with a higher resolution mosaic of images obtained by the Solid State Imaging (CCD) system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01211:
Pwyll Crater on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Europa's surface was obtained by the Solid State Imaging (CCD) system on board NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its fourth orbit of Jupiter. Linear features with bright central stripes are seen to transect the surface of Europa.
PIA01212:
Near-Terminator Image of Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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These images compare Jupiter's icy moon, Europa, to the same location on earth, the San Francisco Bay are of California, from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00598:
Structurally Complex Surface of Europa and similar scales on Earth
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Solid-State Imaging
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Pwyll crater on Jupiter's moon, Europa, was photographed by the Solid State Imaging system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its sixth orbit around Jupiter.
PIA00586:
Pwyll Crater on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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This high resolution image of the icy plains on Europa shows multiple sets of cross-cutting ridges. Many of these ridges 

are cut by younger fractures. NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image on February 20, 1997.
PIA00850:
Europa Under Stress
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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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Solid-State Imaging
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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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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These observations of NASA's Voyager and Galileo's Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer shows the interception of two lineas or fractures on the Northern hemisphere of Europa.
PIA00853:
Europa 6th Orbit NIMS Data
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Solid-State Imaging
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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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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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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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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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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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Solid-State Imaging
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The complex terrain of Jupiter's moon, Europa was taken by NASA's Galileo's Solid State Imaging system from a distance of 17,900 kilometers (11,100 miles) on the spacecraft's sixth orbit around Jupiter, on February 20, 1997.
PIA00587:
Close-up of Europa's Trailing Hemisphere
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Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Jupiter's moon Europa shows a very complex terrain of ridges and fractures. NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image on February 20, 1997.
PIA00851:
Cross-cutting Relationships of Surface Features on Europa
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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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Solid-State Imaging
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These images compare Jupiter's icy moon, Europa, to the same location on earth, the San Francisco Bay are of California, from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00596:
Close-up of Europa's Trailing Hemisphere and similar scales on Earth
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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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Solid-State Imaging
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This image, taken April 4, 1997, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, features Jupiter's moon, Europa.
PIA00702:
Ancient Impact Basin on Europa
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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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Solid-State Imaging
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These 15 frames show the great variety of surface features on Jupiter's icy moon, Europa, which were revealed by NASA's Galileo spacecraft Solid State Imaging (CCD) system during its first six orbits around Jupiter from June 1996 to February 1997.
PIA00746:
Various Landscapes and Features on Europa
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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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Solid-State Imaging
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This high resolution image of the icy crust of Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, reveals a surface criss-crossed by multiple sets of ridges and fractures. This image was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 20, 1997.
PIA00849:
Ridges and Fractures on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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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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Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Jupiter's icy satellite Europa shows surface features such as domes and ridges, as well as a region of disrupted terrain including crustal plates which are thought to have broken apart and 'rafted' into new positions.
PIA01296:
Europa "Ice Rafts" in Local and Color Context
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Solid-State Imaging
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This six frame mosaic of Europa's surface shows a variety of interesting geologic features. These images were obtained by the Solid State Imaging (CCD) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its sixth orbit around Jupiter.
PIA01092:
Geologic Evidence of Internal Activity on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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This image shows features on Jupiter's moon Europa that may be 'flows' from ice volcanoes. It was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft solid state imaging (CCD) system during its seventh orbit around Jupiter.
PIA01084:
Flow-like Features On Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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This complex area on the side of Europa which faces away from Jupiter shows several types of features which are formed by disruptions of Europa's icy crust. North is to the top of the image, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01401:
Scrambled Ice
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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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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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This view taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft of Jupiter's icy moon Europa focuses on a dark, smooth region whose center is the lowest area in this image. To the west, it is bounded by a cliff and terraces, which might have been formed by normal faulting.
PIA01405:
A Dark Spot on Europa
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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