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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-04 Io Gemini North Telescope
W. M. Keck Observatory
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These images show Jupiter's moon Io obtained at different infrared wavelengths with the W. M. Keck Observatory's 10-meter Keck II telescope on Aug. 15, 2013 (a-c), and the Gemini North telescope on Aug. 29, 2013 (d).
PIA18656:
Eruptions on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-04 Io Gemini North Telescope
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This Aug. 29, 2013, outburst on Io was among the largest ever observed on the most volcanically active body in the solar system. The infrared was image taken by Gemini North telescope.
PIA18657:
Bright Outburst on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-04 Io 963x913x3
This map shows predicted heat flow at the surface of Jupiter's moon Io from two tidal-heating models. Red indicates areas where more heat is expected; blue where less heat is expected.
PIA16941:
Io Predicted Heat Flow Map
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-05-12 Io Galileo
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This graphic shows the internal structure of Jupiter's moon Io as revealed by data from NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Io is bathed in magnetic field lines (shown in blue) that connect the north polar region of Jupiter to the planet's south polar region.
PIA14116:
Io's "Sounding Signal" Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-02-28 Io New Horizons
MVIC
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This New Horizons image of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io was taken at 13:05 Universal Time during the spacecraft's Jupiter flyby on February 28, 2007. It shows the reddish color of the deposits from the giant volcanic eruption at the volcano Tvashtar.
PIA10249:
Seeing Red
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-16 Io New Horizons
LEISA
MVIC
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This beautiful image of the crescents of volcanic Io and more sedate Europa is a combination of two New Horizons images taken March 2, 2007, about two days after New Horizons made its closest approach to Jupiter.
PIA10103:
Io and Europa Meet Again
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-09 Io New Horizons
LEISA
LORRI
MVIC
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This is a montage of New Horizons images of Jupiter and its volcanic moon Io, taken during the spacecraft's Jupiter flyby in early 2007.
PIA10102:
Jupiter-Io Montage
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-09 Io New Horizons
LORRI
Ultraviolet Light
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The Tvashtar plume on Io, seen by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) and by New Horizons.
PIA10101:
Tvashtar Montage
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-09 Io New Horizons
LEISA
LORRI
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New Horizons took this montage of images of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io, glowing in the dark of Jupiter's shadow, as the Pluto-bound spacecraft sped through the Jupiter system on Feb. 27, 2007.
PIA10100:
Io Eclipse Montage
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-09 Io New Horizons
LEISA
LORRI
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A global map of Jupiter's moon Io derived from eight images taken by the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on the New Horizons spacecraft, as it passed Jupiter on its way to Pluto in late February 2007.
PIA10099:
Changes on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-14 Io New Horizons
LORRI
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This five-frame sequence of New Horizons images captures the giant plume from Io's Tvashtar volcano. These were snapped by the probe's Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) as the spacecraft flew past Jupiter earlier this year.
PIA09665:
Tvashtar in Motion Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Io New Horizons
LORRI
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New Horizons took this image of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io with its Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) at 15:15 Universal Time on February 28, 2007, nearly 10 hours after the spacecraft's closest approach to Jupiter.
PIA09360:
A "Plumefall" on Io
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LORRI
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Variations in the appearance of the giant plume from the Tvashtar volcano on Jupiter's moon Io are seen in this composite of the best photos taken by the New Horizons Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) during its Jupiter flyby in late February.
PIA09359:
Tvashtar Composite
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Io New Horizons
LEISA
LORRI
MVIC
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This montage demonstrates New Horizons' ability to observe the same target in complementary ways using its diverse suite of instruments.
PIA09358:
Io Through Different 'Eyes'
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LORRI
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Tvashtar Movie
PIA09357:
Tvashtar Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Io New Horizons
LORRI
Solid-State Imaging
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Io Surface Changes
PIA09355:
Io Surface Changes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Io New Horizons
LORRI
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Io in Eclipse 2
PIA09354:
Io in Eclipse 2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Io New Horizons
LORRI
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Io in Eclipse
PIA09353:
Io in Eclipse
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-17 Io New Horizons
MVIC
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The Colors of the Night
PIA09264:
The Colors of the Night
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-02 Io Galileo
Voyager
Solid-State Imaging
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Io in Motion
PIA09257:
Io in Motion Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-02 Io New Horizons
MVIC
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A Burst of Color
PIA09254:
A Burst of Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-02 Io New Horizons
LORRI
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A Brilliant Plume
PIA09250:
A Brilliant Plume
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-02 Io New Horizons
LORRI
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Tvashtar's Plume
PIA09248:
Tvashtar's Plume
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LORRI
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An Eruption on Io
PIA09244:
An Eruption on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-06 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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An infrared thermal map and a visible-light image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show the likelihood of an active lava lake at a volcanic feature called Gish Bar on Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA03888:
Io's Gish Bar Volcanic Region in Infrared
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-06 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft captured this dramatic image of mountains on Io. The Sun was low in the sky. A low scarp runs from the upper left toward the center of the image. The jagged ridge is Mongibello Mons.
PIA03886:
Mountains on Io at Sunset
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Solid-State Imaging
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A field of bright lava flows next to a shield volcano could be a source of recent sulfur volcanism on Io, as detected by instruments aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA03887:
Potential Source of Sulfur Flow on Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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Repeated flybys of Io by NASA's Galileo spacecraft have allowed scientists to develop an understanding of Io's Tohil-Culann region of interconnected volcanoes and mountains.
PIA03885:
Io's Culann-Tohil Region in Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-06 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft reveals fresh lava in a wide pit named Gish Bar Patera on Jupiter's moon Io. The patera, or depression, is quite large: 106.3 kilometers (66 miles) by 115.0 kilometers (71 miles).
PIA03884:
Recent Eruption at Gish Bar Patera on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Hot eruption sites scattered across Jupiter's moon Io stand out dramatically in an infrared image taken Oct. 13, 2001, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it sped past this most volcanically active of all known worlds.
PIA03535:
Io in Infrared, Night and Day
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Nine previously unknown volcanoes have been discovered from this infrared image of Jupiter's moon Io, acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001.
PIA03534:
Io in Infrared with Giant Plume's New Hot Spot
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The Amirani lava flow on Jupiter's moon Io appears to be made up of many individual flows; the newest flows are the brightest spots in this infrared image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA03533:
Amirani Lava Flow on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001, near the equator of Jupiter's moon Io shows the contrast in volcanism styles found on Io. The central feature is a large patera, or volcanic depression, almost 100 kilometers (60 miles) long.
PIA03532:
Volcanic Depression and Shield Volcano, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The source area of what had been a towering volcanic plume two months earlier lies in the far-right frame of this mosaic of images taken of Jupiter's moon Io by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001.
PIA03531:
New plume vent near Zamama, Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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Light from the setting Sun falls across the Loki volcanic region on Jupiter's moon Io in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001. The image was taken to examine the relative depths and heights of features in the region.
PIA03530:
Galileo's Best View of Loki Volcano on Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of Tvashtar Catena on Jupiter's moon Io, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001, completes a series of views depicting changes in the region over a period of nearly two years. A catena is a chain of volcanic craters.
PIA03529:
Galileo's Last View of Tvashtar, Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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These images of an area called Telegonus Mensa on Jupiter's moon Io, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001, reveal a complex interplay of geologic processes.
PIA03528:
Collapsing Cliff at Telegonus Mensa, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Scientists pointed NASA's Galileo spacecraft camera at the Tohil region of Jupiter's moon Io to investigate the curious relationship between Io's mountains and its volcanoes.
PIA03527:
Detailed View of Mountain and Craters at Tohil, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-12-10 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Clues about how lava spreads great distances on Jupiter's volcanic moon Io come from high-resolution views taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft of a lava channel flowing out of Emakong Patera near Io's equator.
PIA02598:
Lava Channel at Io's Emakong Patera
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Solid-State Imaging
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Dramatic shadows across a mountainous landscape on Jupiter's moon Io reveal details of the topography around a peak named Tohil Mons in this mosaic created from images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in October 2001.
PIA03600:
Tall Mountain, Tohil Mons, on Io
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Tupan Caldera, a volcanic crater on Jupiter's moon Io, has a relatively cool area, possibly an island, in its center, as indicated by infrared imagery from NASA's Galileo spacecraft during an Oct. 16, 2001 flyby.
PIA03601:
Io's Tupan Caldera in Infrared
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Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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Nighttime temperatures in the southern hemisphere of Jupiter's moon Io, mapped here with data from NASA's Galileo spacecraft, give hints about the textures of surface materials, as well as the locations of volcanic hot spots.
PIA03603:
Nighttime Temperatures on Southern Io
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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In August 2001, NASA's Galileo spacecraft has returned imagery of a hot spot on Jupiter's moon Io that was the source of a towering plume indicating a sulfur-dioxide concentration that may have been fallout from the plume.
PIA03602:
A New Hot Spot on Northern Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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Wonderful colors in a volcanic crater named Tupan Patera on Jupiter's moon Io, as seen in this image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft, show varied results of lava interacting with sulfur-rich materials.
PIA02599:
Colorful Tupan Patera, Io
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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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Solid-State Imaging
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Io's Pele Glowing in the Dark
PIA02596:
Io's Pele Glowing in the Dark
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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High temperatures observed by NASA's Galileo spacecraft along the western edge of the Loki volcano on Jupiter's moon Io may indicate freshly exposed material at the shore of a lava lake during an Oct. 16, 2001 flyby of Io.
PIA02595:
Io's Loki in Infrared: Hot Edge
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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New and older lava flows clustered in the Tvashtar region of Jupiter's moon Io appeared as hot spots in a temperature map from NASA's Galileo spacecraft in 1999.
PIA02594:
Io's Tvashtar Area in Infrared: Multiple Lava Flows
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Solid-State Imaging
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Backlit views show a giant volcanic plume as a bulge on the crescent edge of Jupiter's moon Io, and more fully lit views reveal rings where sulfur-rich plume material has fallen back to the ground, in images captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02592:
Northern Plume and Plume Deposits on Io
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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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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 2001-05-31 Io Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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During an eclipse of Jupiter's moon Io on January 1, 2001, NASA's Cassini spacecraft recorded glows from auroras and volcanoes on Io.
PIA03450:
Io Color Eclipse Movie Animation Icon
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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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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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Solid-State Imaging
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Images taken at different times and from different positions by NASA's Galileo spacecraft provide information about the three-dimensional structure of a large mountain named Tohil Mons on Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA02586:
Tohil Mons, Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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These images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show changes in the largest active field lava flows in the solar system, the Amirani lava flow on Jupiter's moon Io. Scientists have identified 23 distinct new flows by comparing the two images.
PIA02585:
Amirani's Big Lava Flow on Io
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 observed Io on the far side of Jupiter in this set of images. This sequence of nine images was collected using the Green filter from about 1.2 million kilometers.
PIA02858:
Jupiter-shine' on Io Animation Icon
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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During its 1979 flyby, NASA's Voyager 2 observed Io only from a distance. However, the volcanic activity discovered by Voyager 1 months earlier was readily visible.
PIA02857:
Io Rotation Movie Animation Icon
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Solid-State Imaging
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This high-resolution mosaic of images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows lava flows, bright streaks, and ridged plains at the northern margin of the lava flow field at the volcanic center Prometheus on Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA02568:
Galileo Takes a Close-up Look at Prometheus
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Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic combines images collected in February 2000 and the summer of 1999 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft to highlight new details of the longest active lava flow known in the solar system.
PIA02567:
Giant Lava Flow on Io, in Color
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Solid-State Imaging
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Most of the 12 images in this mosaic were taken on February 22, 2000, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. It has been merged with lower-resolution color data acquired by Galileo during the summer of 1999.
PIA02566:
Io's Chain of Craters
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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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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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Solid-State Imaging
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A hot, active volcanic crater named Camaxtli Patera (large feature to the right) is shown in this image of Jupiter's moon Io taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 22, 2000.
PIA02563:
Camaxtli Patera, An Active Volcanic Center on Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of images acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 22, 2000, shows the highest resolution view ever obtained of the surface of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io, 5 to 6 meters (16 to 20 feet) per picture element.
PIA02562:
Very High Resolution View of Io's Surface
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Perhaps the most spectacular of all the Voyager photos of Io is this mosaic obtained by NASA's Voyager 1 on March 5 at a range of 400,000 kilometers.
PIA02294:
Io 2x2 Mosaic
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Pele, one of Io's best-known volcanoes, was observed by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, during the flyby of Jupiter's moon Io on February 22, 2000.
PIA02560:
Temperature Map of Pele, Io
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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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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Changes in the volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io can be seen in these three views, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its three flybys of Io in October 1999, November 1999 and February 2000.
PIA02558:
Myriad of Hot Spots on Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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The margin of the lava flow field associated with the Prometheus volcanic plume on Jupiter's moon Io is seen in this image, acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 22, 2000. The image has a resolution of 12 meters (39 feet) per picture element.
PIA02557:
Lava Flows and Ridged Plains at Prometheus, Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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This image, acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 22, 2000, is the highest resolution image ever taken of Io. The resolution is 5.2 meters (18 feet) per picture element.
PIA02556:
Highest-Resolution Picture of Io
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This mosaic of images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 22, 2000 shows three mountains and two lava-filled depressions in the Shamshu region of Jupiter's moon Io. The dark oval feature is a depression that has been resurfaced by lava flows.
PIA02555:
Shamshu Mons and Patera, Io
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows one of many mountains on Jupiter's moon Io. The image was made by combining a recent high-resolution, black and white image with earlier low-resolution color data to provide a high-resolution, color view.
PIA02554:
Colorized View of Zal Region, Io
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This stereo image of Jupiter's moon Io shows the topography of a region on Io that includes the Zal Patera feature and a mountain or plateau that borders it to the west. It was created by combining two different views taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02553:
Stereo Image of Zal Patera and Neighboring Mountain, Io
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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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Detail of one of the calderas, or collapsed volcanic craters, on Jupiter's moon Io, is seen in these images acquired on February 22, 2000by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Taken from a distance of 700 to 800 kilometers (roughly 400 to 500 miles).
PIA02551:
Snapshots of Chaac: Io's Calderas Up Close
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An active volcanic eruption on Jupiter's moon Io was captured in this image taken on February 22, 2000 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Tvashtar Catena, a chain of giant volcanic calderas, where an energetic eruption caught in action in November 1999.
PIA02550:
Ongoing Volcanic Eruption at Tvashtar Catena, Io
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NASA's Voyager 1 took this narrow-angle camera image on 5 March 1979 from a distance of 69,000 kilometers. The feature shown is a volcanic caldera which may be actively spewing material into space (dark gray fuzz near upper-right part of the caldera rim).
PIA02288:
Io Caldera
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This picture of Io, Jupiter's innermost Galilean satellite, was taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on the morning of March 5, 1979, during the closest approach to this satellite.
PIA02280:
Io
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 1 took this narrow-angle camera image on 5 March 1979 from a distance of 450,000 kilometers. At this geometry, the camera looks straight down through a volcanic plume at one of Io's most active volcanos, Pele.
PIA02287:
Io Pele Plume
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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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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This is the first-ever map of temperatures over large areas of Io's night-side, obtained with the photopolarimeter-radiometer instrument onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft during flybys of Io in November 1999 and February 2000.
PIA02548:
Temperature Map of Io's Night Side
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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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Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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This image depicts the discovery of sulfur gas in the plume of the Pele volcano on Jupiter's moon Io, as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope in October 1999, during a flyby of Io by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02546:
Sulfur Gas in Pele's Plume
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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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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The Culann Patera volcano on Jupiter's moon Io was observed by the near-infrared mapping spectrometer instrument onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its Io flyby on Nov. 25, 1999.
PIA02544:
Culann Patera/NIMS
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The Prometheus region of Jupiter's moon Io was imaged by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in 1999. The maps made from spectrometer data show the interplay between hot silicates on the surface and sulfur dioxide frost.
PIA02543:
Prometheus Silicates/Sulfur dioxide/NIMS
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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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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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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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NASA's Galileo spacecraft observed this volcano, Emakong Patera, a large, dark caldera from which numerous bright flows extend out in all directions. Unlike many of the other volcanoes on Io, high-temperature material has never been observed at Emakong.
PIA02539:
Bright Lava Flows at Emakong Patera, Io
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These images illustrate just how quickly the surface of Io is changing. The image on the left shows lava flows from the volcano Prometheus as seen by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 11, 1999 on its 24th orbit (I24).
PIA02538:
Changes Observed in Just 4.5 Months at Prometheus, Io
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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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This very high resolution mosaic shows the complex collection of lava flows, pits, domes, and possibly rafted plates of lava on Io. The images were taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 11, 1999 during its 24th orbit.
PIA02536:
1997 Lava Flows Near Pillan Patera, Io
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Culann Patera, one of the most colorful volcanic centers on Io, is the centerpiece of this mosaic of the best high-resolution, color view of Io yet returned by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02535:
Culann Patera, Io, in False Color
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Volcanic calderas, lava flows and cliffs are seen in this false color image of a region near the south pole of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io, created by combining a black and white image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft with lower resolution color images.
PIA02534:
Terrain near Io's South Pole, in Color
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Lava flows similar to those found in Hawaii are seen in the black and white image at top, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. It is one of the highest resolution images ever obtained of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io.
PIA02533:
Highest Resolution of Lava Flows on Io
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 took this picture of Io July 10, 1979, from a range of 1.2 million kilometers (750,000 miles).
PIA02254:
Io - Crescent with Plumes
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This picture of part of the southern hemisphere of Io was taken by NASA's Voyager 1 at a range of 74,675 km and shows an area at the terminator, very close to the edge of the disk as viewed from the spacecraft.
PIA02250:
Io - Southern Hemisphere
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image was acquired by NASA's Voyager 1 as it approached close passage by the south pole of Io, the innermost of the four large Galilean satellites.
PIA02249:
Io - South Pole
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