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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-11-04 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The active volcano Prometheus on Jupiter's moon Io was imaged by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during the close flyby of Io on Oct.10, 1999. The spectrometer can detect active volcanoes on Io by measuring their heat in the near-infrared wavelengths.
PIA02509:
Galileo's Near-Infrared Mapping Spectrometer Detects Active Lava Flows at Prometheus Volcano, Io
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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 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its close flyby of Jupiter's moon Io shows some curious mountains. The Sun is illuminating the scene from the left, and because it is setting, exaggerates the shadows cast by the mountains.
PIA02520:
Mountains on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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A very active volcano on Jupiter's moon Io, probably composed of erupting lava fountains, was seen by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02521:
Eruption from High Latitude Caldera Viewed by the Near-Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
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This false-color infrared image of the Sunlit disk of Jupiter's moon Io was taken at the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility at Mauna Kea, Hawaii, a few hours after a November 25, 1999 close Io flyby by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02522:
Earth-Based Observations of a Fire Fountain on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
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These false-color images of Io and Jupiter were taken with the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility at Mauna Kea, Hawaii, as part of a campaign to support closeup Io observations by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02523:
Earth-based images of the Fall 1999 Loki Eruption
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
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Like a terrestrial weather map, this map made by the photopolarimeter-radiometer onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows how temperatures vary across the surface of Jupiter's moon Io. In this case temperatures are due to volcanic activity, not weather.
PIA02524:
Galileo PPR Temperature Maps of Loki in October 1999
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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 2000-03-06 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The Zal Patera region of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io is shown in this combination of high-resolution black and white images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 25, 1999 and lower resolution color images taken by Galileo on July 3, 1999.
PIA02527:
Zal Patera, Io, in color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-19 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of images shows a portion of a long lava flow that appeared during the 17 years between flybys of Io by NASA's Voyager and Galileo spacecraft. Images are high resolution and were acquired by Galileo on October 11, 1999 during its 24th orbit.
PIA02537:
Lava Flows at Zamama, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft acquired the images in this mosaic of Hi-iaka Patera (the irregularly shaped, dark depression at the center of the image) and two nearby mountains on November 25, 1999 during its 25th orbit.
PIA02540:
Rifting at Hi'iaka Patera, Io?
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Add Image to Favorite List 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 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
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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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 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
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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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 2000-05-31 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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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 2000-05-31 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-31 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-31 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-31 Io Galileo
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-31 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image shows the Chaac region, on Jupiter's moon Io, viewed by two instruments on NASA's spacecraft Galileo during the flyby on February 22, 2000. On the left is an image taken by Galileo's onboard camera.
PIA02559:
Sulphur Dioxide on the Chaac Region of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-26 Io Galileo
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-26 Io Galileo
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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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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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-26 Io Galileo
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-23 Io Galileo
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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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 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 2001-11-27 Io Galileo
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-12-10 Io Galileo
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
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 2001-12-10 Io Galileo
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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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-02 Io New Horizons
LORRI
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A Brilliant Plume
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A Brilliant Plume
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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 2007-05-01 Io New Horizons
LORRI
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Io in Eclipse
PIA09353:
Io in Eclipse
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 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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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 2007-10-16 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 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 1997-09-07 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Volcanic hot spots and auroral emissions glow on the darkside of Jupiter's moon Io in the image at left. The image was taken by the camera onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft on 29 June, 1996 UT while Io was in Jupiter's shadow.
PIA00274:
Io Glowing in the Dark
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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 2000-03-23 Io Voyager
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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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-16 Io Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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VOLCANIC EXPLOSION ON IO: NASA's Voyager 1 acquired this image of Io on March 4 at 5:30 p.m. (PST) about 11 hours before closest approach to the Jupiter moon.
PIA01971:
Volcanic Explosion on Io
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Voyager 2 took this picture of Io on the evening of July 9, 1979, from a range of 1.2 million kilometers. On the limb of Io are two blue volcanic eruption plumes about 100 kilometers high.
PIA01362:
Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-12-10 Io Galileo
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-12-10 Io Galileo
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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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-31 Io Galileo
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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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Jupiter's moon Io and its surrounding sky is shown in false color. This image was taken on Nov. 9, 1996 through the green-yellow filter of the solid state imaging (CCD) system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00593:
Io's Sodium Cloud (Green-yellow Filter)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Three full-disk color views of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io as seen by NASA's Galileo spacecraft are shown in enhanced color to highlight details of the surface.
PIA00292:
Three Views of Io
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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 2000-05-31 Io Galileo
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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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 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft observed Io on nearly every orbit as part of a program monitoring the level of volcanic activity on this moon. Io is the most volcanically active body in the Solar System.
PIA00899:
New Hot Spot on Io Discovered by NIMS During Orbit C9
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Io, the most volcanic body in the solar system is seen in the highest resolution obtained to date [Sept.7 & Nov. 6, 1996] by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00583:
High Resolution Global View of Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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Cutaway view of the possible internal structure of Io. The surface of the satellite is a mosaic of images obtained in 1979 by NASA's Voyager spacecraft.
PIA01129:
Interior of Io
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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 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 2000-03-23 Io Voyager
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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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This picture of Io captured by NASA's Voyager 1 was taken on the morning of March 5 at a range of 75,445 kilometers.
PIA02232:
Io - High Res Limb
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This picture of Io was taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on the morning of March 5, 1979 at a range of about 92,000 km (55,000 mi.).
PIA02231:
Io - high resolution
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-13 Io Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This NASA Voyager 1 view of an equatorial region near longitude 300 degrees shows several large surface flows that originate in volcanic craters or calderas.
PIA02201:
Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-11-27 Io Galileo
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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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This picture contains two images of Jupiter's moon Io and its surrounding sky. This image was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in 1996.
PIA00594:
Io's Sodium Cloud (Clear Filter and Green-Yellow Filter with Intensity Contours)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-08 Io Voyager
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-06-03 Io Voyager
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NASA's Voyager 1 image of Io showing active plume of Loki on limb. Heart-shaped feature southeast of Loki consists of fallout deposits from active plume Pele.
PIA00010:
Io with Loki Plume on Bright Limb
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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 These two views of Io were acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its seventh orbit (G7) of Jupiter. The images were designed to view large features on Io at low sun angles when the lighting conditions emphasize the topography.
PIA01218:
Mountains and Plateaus on Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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Geologic Landforms on Io (Area 1)
PIA01103:
Geologic Landforms on Io (Area 1)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This is an image of Io, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during the G2 encounter in September 1996. This is a dayside image of Io (on the right) against the clouds of Jupiter (the blue background).
PIA00845:
NIMS: hotspots on Io during G2 (continued)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-21 Io Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
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Hubble Clicks Images of Io Sweeping Across Jupiter
PIA01540:
Hubble Clicks Images of Io Sweeping Across Jupiter
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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 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 2000-03-23 Io Voyager
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 photo of Io, innermost of the four large Galilean satellites of Jupiter, was taken through an ultraviolet filter by the narrow angle camera of NASA's Voyager 1.
PIA02248:
Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-23 Io Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This NASA Voyager 2 picture of Io was taken in ultraviolet light on the evening of July 4, 1979, at a range of 4.7 million kilometers (2.9 million miles).
PIA01989:
Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-16 Io Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The trailing face of Jupiter's inner satellite Io is shown in this photo taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on March 3, 1979, from a distance of 1.7 million miles.
PIA01986:
Io - Jupiter's inner satellite
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
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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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 1997-12-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft is of Jupiter's moon Io and its surrounding sky is shown in false color.
PIA01111:
Io's Sodium Cloud On-Chip Format (Clear and Green-Yellow Filters Superimposed)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft is of Prometheus' sunlit plume and Io's illuminated crescent.
PIA01110:
Io's Sodium Cloud (Clear and Green-Yellow Filters)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Jupiter's moon Io and its surrounding sky is shown in false color. It was taken at 5 hours 30 minutes Universal Time on Nov. 9, 1996 by the solid state imaging (CCD) system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft,
PIA01109:
Io's Sodium Cloud (Clear Filter)
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Solid-State Imaging
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Mosaic of images of Io acquired through the clear filter of the Solid State Imaging (CCD) system aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft during orbit C3, show more than half of Io's surface.
PIA01108:
Mosaic of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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On Feb. 21, 1997, the Galileo spacecraft observed Io in daylight from a range of approximately 703,000 km (440,000 miles). Loki Patera, historically the most active and persistent hot spot on Io, is located on the hemisphere of Io always facing Jupiter.
PIA00856:
NIMS Observes Increased Activity at Loki Patera, Io
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Hotspots are seen in the vicinity of Prometheus, Volund and Marduk, all sites of volcanic plume activity during NASA's Galileo encounter in 1996.
PIA00520:
NIMS: hotspots on Io during G2
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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 2000-12-19 Io Voyager
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-25 Io Voyager
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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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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