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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-13 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This photo from NASA's Voyager 2 was taken on Jun. 9, 1979 and is centered over the long-lived disturbed region west of the Great Red Spot (GRS).
PIA01519:
Disturbed Region West of the Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-13 Ganymede Voyager
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This color picture as acquired by NASA's Voyager 1 during its approach to Ganymede on Monday afternoon Mar. 5, 1979. This picture is near the equator of Ganymede.
PIA01517:
Ganymede's Equatorial Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-13 Ganymede Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This color picture as acquired by NASA's Voyager 1 during its approach to Ganymede on Monday afternoon, Mar. 5, 1979. This image shows detail on the surface with a resolution of four and a half km.
PIA01516:
Cratering and Grooved Terrain on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-13 Ganymede Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This color picture as acquired by NASA's Voyager 1 during its approach to Ganymede on Monday afternoon Mar. 5, 1979. This picture is of a region in the northern hemisphere near the terminator.
PIA01515:
Bright Ray Craters in Ganymede's Northern Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-13 Io Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This picture of Io, the innermost Galilean satellite, was taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on the morning of March 5, 1979 at a range of 377,000 kilometers (226,200 miles). The smallest features visible are about 10 kilometers (6 miles) across.
PIA01514:
Io Surface Deposits and Volcanic Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-13 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Reconstruction of a plume on Jupiter, photographed on March 1, 1979 by NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft.
PIA01518:
Jupiter Plume
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-13 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This photo of Jupiter was taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on March 1, 1979, from a distance of 2.7 million miles (4.3 million kilometers). The region shown is just to the southeast of the Great Red Spot.
PIA01513:
Jupiter - Southeast of Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-13 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This photo of Jupiter was taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on the evening of March 1, 1979, from a distance of 2.7 million miles (4.3 million kilometers). The photo shows Jupiter's Great Red Spot (top) and one of the white ovals.
PIA01512:
Jupiter's Great Red Spot and White Ovals
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-13 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This photo, taken on Jan. 9, 1979 by NASA's Voyager 1, is dominated by the Great Red Spot. Swirling, storm-like features possibly associated with wind shear can be seen both to the left and above the Red Spot.
PIA01509:
Jupiter Full Disk with Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-06 Callisto Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This color photo of Jupiter's satellite Callisto was made from three black-and-white images taken by NASA's Voyager March 5, 1979 from a distance of 746,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers).
PIA00362:
Callisto's Icy Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-06 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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A high resolution image of the Jovian mid-latitudes taken by NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft on March 2, 1979, shows distinctly differing characteristics of the planet's meteorology.
PIA00360:
High Winds in the Jovian Mid-latitudes
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-06 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This photo of Jupiter was taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on March 1, 1979. The photo shows Jupiter's Great Red Spot (upper right) and the turbulent region immediately to the west.
PIA00359:
Jupiter Great Red Spot and White Ovals
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-03-06 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Jupiter, its Great Red Spot and three of its four largest satellites are visible in this photo taken Feb. 5, 1979, by Voyager 1. Io, Europa, and Callisto are seen against Jupiter's disk.
PIA00358:
Jupiter and Three Galilean Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-02-08 Europa Voyager
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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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-02-08 Europa Voyager
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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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-02-06 Ganymede Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager captured this color picture of Ganymede in the region 30 S 180 W shows features as small as 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) across.
PIA00357:
Bright Halo Impact Crater on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-02-06 Ganymede Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This color reconstruction of part of the northern hemisphere of Ganymede was made from pictures taken by NASA's Voyager at a range of 313,000 kilometers (194,000 miles).
PIA00356:
Ganymede's Northern Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These views of the key volcanic centers on Jupiter's moon, Io, merge color data with higher resolution mosaics. Images were obtained with the green, violet, and 756 micrometer filters of the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01668:
Key Volcanic Centers on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This global view of Jupiter's moon, Io, was obtained during the tenth orbit of Jupiter by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Io, which is slightly larger than Earth's moon, is the most volcanically active body in the solar system.
PIA01667:
Io's Pele Hemisphere After Pillan Changes
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft took this global view of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede's trailing side in March, 1988. The colors are enhanced to emphasize color differences.
PIA01666:
Ganymede's Trailing Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft reveal the dramatic topography of Europa's icy crust. North is to the right. An east-west running double ridge with a deep intervening trough cuts across older background plains and the darker wedge shaped band.
PIA01664:
Three Dimensional View of Double Ridges on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This global mosaic shows the highest resolution Galileo images available of Jupiter's moon, Io. Images were obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01663:
Highest Resolution Mosaic of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This shaded relief highlights relative elevations around Cilix crater on Jupiter's moon, Europa. This picture from NASA's Galileo spacecraft was created by shading a model of the surface with the brightnesses resulting from artificial illumination.
PIA01662:
Topography Around Europa's Cilix Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-08 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This is a view of Jupiter taken by NASA's Voyager 1. This image was taken through three color filters and recombined to produce the color image.
PIA01353:
Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Jupiter Galileo
Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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A recently discovered black spot in Jupiter's clouds is darker than any feature ever before observed on the giant planet. These three panels captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft depict the same area of Jupiter's atmosphere.
PIA01496:
Jovian Dark Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This three dimensional effect is created by superimposing images of Jupiter's moon, Europa, which were taken from two slightly different perspectives. The images were taken by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01654:
Rugged Terrain on Europa in 3-D Stereo
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These four views of Jupiter's moon Io clearly show airborne plumes of gas and dust from two of Io's active volcanoes, Zamama and Prometheus. The bottom row consists of enlargements of the plume areas. Images captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01652:
Sequence Showing Active Volcanic Plumes on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Jupiter's white oval storms before and after their historic merger in 1998. Three classic white ovals which formed in the 1930's have occupied the band from 31 to 35 degrees south planetocentric latitude ever since. Images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01650:
Historic Merger of Storms on Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images of Callisto, the outermost of the Galilean satellites of Jupiter, reveal a surface characterized by impact craters. The global view (lower left) is dominated by a large bulls-eye feature. Images captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01649:
The Valhalla Multi-ring Structure on Callisto
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This composite of Jupiter's icy moon Callisto combines data from two orbits showing several types of impact craters. North is to the top of the picture; the sun illuminates the surface from the east. Images captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01648:
Impact Craters on Icy Callisto: Doh Crater and Asgard
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The mosaic on the right of the south polar region of Jupiter's moon Europa from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows the northern 290 kilometers of a strike-slip fault named Astypalaea Linea. The entire fault is about 810 kilometers (500 miles) long.
PIA01645:
The San Andreas Fault and a Strike-slip Fault on Europa
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Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Europa Galileo
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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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Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-05 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This view of Jupiter was taken by Voyager 1. This image was taken through color filters and recombined to produce the color image. This photo was assembled from three black and white negatives by the Image Processing Lab at Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
PIA01384:
Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-05 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image was obtained on June 29, 1979, when Voyager 2 was 9.3 million kilometers (5.6 million miles) from the planet. The broad, orange band extending across the lower half of the picture is the equatorial region of the planet.
PIA01369:
Jupiter from Voyager 2
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-05 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This color composite made from NASA's Voyager 2 shows the Great Red Spot during the late Jovian afternoon. North of the Red Spot lies a curious darker section of the South Equatorial Belt (SEB), the belt in which the Red Spot is located.
PIA01370:
Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-05 Io Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This picture shows a special color reconstruction of one of the erupting volcanos on Io discovered by NASA's Voyager 1 during its encounter with Jupiter on the 4th and 5th of March, 1979.
PIA01368:
Jupiter's Moon Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-24 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-04 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 1 took this picture of the planet Jupiter on Jan. 6, 1979, the first in its three-month-long, close-up investigation of the largest planet.
PIA01371:
Voyager Picture of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-02 Io Voyager
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The South Polar region of Jupiter's moon Io, seen by NASA's Voyager 1 as it passed beneath in the early 1980s.
PIA01485:
South Polar Region of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 J Rings Voyager
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First evidence of a ring around the planet Jupiter is seen in this photograph taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on March 4, 1979. The multiple exposure of the extremely thin faint ring appears as a broad light band crossing the center of the picture.
PIA01484:
First Evidence of Jupiter Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 Jupiter Voyager
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-21 Callisto Galileo
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This artist's concept, a cutaway view of Jupiter's moon Callisto, is based on recent data from NASA's Galileo spacecraft which indicates a salty ocean may lie beneath Callisto's icy crust.
PIA01478:
Callisto Cutaway with Ocean (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-14 Jupiter Galileo
Hubble Space Telescope
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Jupiter's White Ovals
PIA01477:
Jupiter's White Ovals
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This false-color picture of a convective thunderstorm 10,000 kilometers (6,218 miles) northwest of Jupiter's Great Red Spot was obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on June 26, 1996.
PIA01639:
Water Cloud Thunderstorm Northwest of Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This picture highlights a convective storm (left panel) and the associated lightning (right panels) in Jupiter's atmosphere. The images were taken by the solid state imaging camera system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft at a range of 1.1 million kilometers.
PIA01638:
Jovian Lightning and the Daytime Storm
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Solid-State Imaging
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This view of Jupiter's moon Io in eclipse was acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft while the moon was in Jupiter's shadow. Gases above the satellite's surface produced a ghostly glow that could be seen at visible wavelengths (red, green, and violet).
PIA01637:
Io's Aurorae
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Solid-State Imaging
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This view shows lightning storms in three different locations (panels 1, 2, and 3) on Jupiter's night side. Each panel shows multiple lightning strikes, coming from different parts of the same storm. Images captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01636:
Changing Lightning Storms on Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Views of Jupiter's moon Io in the eclipse of the large planet's shadow are color coded so blue to yellow to red represents increasing brightness. Image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft indicate that the lava at Pillan Patera exceeded 1,700 degrees kelvin.
PIA01635:
Io in Eclipse reveals High Temperature Hot Spots
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic shows the Asgard multi-ring structure on Callisto, Jupiter's second largest icy moon. Images obtained with the clear filter of the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system when NASA's Galileo spacecraft was less than 9,500 kilometers from Callisto.
PIA01634:
Asgard Multi-Ring Structure on Callisto
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This portion of the surface of Callisto, Jupiter's second largest moon, contains an immensely varied crater landscape. Image obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its tenth orbit of Jupiter.
PIA01632:
Callisto's Varied Crater Landscape
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This high resolution image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft of Jupiter's icy moon, Callisto, shows two, probably related, phenomena that were quite surprising to planetary scientists. First, a dark, mobile blanket of material covers Callisto's surface.
PIA01631:
So few Small Craters on Callisto
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Jupiter's second largest moon, Callisto, presents one of the mysteries discovered by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. In the upper left corner of the image, what appear to be very small craters are visible (See enlargement.)
PIA01630:
Callisto: Pits or Craters?
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Callisto Galileo
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This fascinating region of Jupiter's icy moon, Callisto, shows the transition from the inner part of an enormous impact basin, Asgard, to the outer 'surrounding plains.' Image obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01629:
Textured Terrain in Callisto's Asgard Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-21 Jupiter Voyager
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This crescent view of Jupiter was taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on Mar. 24, 1979.
PIA01324:
Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-15 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The schematic structures of Jupiter's main and gossamer rings are depicted here. Scientists studying data from NASA's Galileo have found that the ring system is made up of impact debris created when meteoroids slam into Jupiter's four smallest satellites.
PIA01628:
Jupiter's Main and Gossamer Ring Structures
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-15 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This schematic cut-away view of the components of Jupiter's ring system shows the geometry of the rings in relation to Jupiter and to the small inner satellites, which are the source of the dust which forms the rings.
PIA01627:
Jupiter's Inner Satellites and Ring Components
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-15 Io Galileo
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Composite view of Amalthea and Io at the same scale. The visible part of Amalthea is about 150 kilometers across. The Amalthea and Io composites were obtained by the solid state imaging (SSI) camera on NASA's Galileo spacecraft on different orbits.
PIA01626:
Comparison of Amalthea to Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-15 Amalthea Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These are the best images of the small inner satellites of Jupiter taken by the solid state imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft. From left to right and in order of decreasing distance to Jupiter are Thebe, Amalthea, Adrastea, and Metis.
PIA01625:
Scale Comparison of the Inner Small Satellites of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-15 Amalthea Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The upper series of images represents the best yet of the four small inner satellites of Jupiter taken by the camera on NASA's Galileo spacecraft. From left to right, in order of decreasing distance to Jupiter, are Thebe, Amalthea, Adrastea and Metis.
PIA01624:
Shapes of the Small Inner Satellites of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-15 J Rings Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of five images was taken through the clear filter of the solid state imaging system (CCD) aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The top panel displays only the data, while the bottom panel gives the location of some of Jupiter's small ring moons.
PIA01623:
Jupiter's Gossamer Ring Structure
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The top and bottom panels show a mosaic of images of Jupiter's rings taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Jupiter is to the right of this mosaic, and different brightness scales accent different parts of the ring system.
PIA01622:
Jupiter's Main Ring and Halo
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This mosaic of Jupiter's ring system was acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft when the Sun was behind the planet, and the spacecraft was in Jupiter's shadow peering back toward the Sun.
PIA01621:
Jupiter's Ring System
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-08-03 Ganymede Galileo
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Natural color view of Ganymede from NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its first encounter with the satellite. The dark areas are the older, more heavily cratered regions and the light areas are younger, tectonically deformed regions.
PIA00716:
Ganymede Color Global
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Solid-State Imaging
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When NASA's two Voyager spacecraft passed through the Jupiter system in 1979, they captured many high resolution images of the Galilean satellites. One primary objective of NASA's Galileo mission was to acquire images of areas that Voyager could not see.
PIA01606:
Completing a Global Map of Ganymede
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Solid-State Imaging
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This image is a computer-generated perspective view of ridges in the Uruk Sulcus region of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. Image was taken on September 6, 1996 by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01620:
Perspective View of Bright Ridges in Uruk Sulcus
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View of the Tiamat Sulcus region on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede, imaged just after local sunrise. The illumination from such a low sun angle highlights the grooved topography of Tiamat. Image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01619:
Morning in Tiamat Sulcus
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View of the Marius Regio and Nippur Sulcus area of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede showing the dark and bright grooved terrain which is typical of this satellite. Image taken by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01618:
Regional View of Ganymede
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows a highly fractured lane of grooved terrain, Lagash Sulcus, which runs through an area of heavily cratered dark terrain within Marius Regio on Jupiter's moon Ganymede.
PIA01617:
Marius Regio, Ganymede
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View of a boundary between bright and dark terrain at the southern border of Galileo Regio on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. Image was taken by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01616:
Highly Fractured Dark and Bright Terrain
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Solid-State Imaging
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A swath of grooved terrain named Erech Sulcus cuts north-south across the ancient dark terrain of Marius Regio. Mosaic images were taken by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01615:
Swaths of Grooved Terrain on Ganymede
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NASA's Galileo imaging camera targeted an area in Sippar Sulcus on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. Images obtained in 1979 by NASA's Voyager spacecraft showed that the area contained curvilinear and arcuate scarps or cliffs.
PIA01614:
"Calderas" on Ganymede?
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View of Nicholson Regio on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede, showing heavily fractured dark terrain and a lane of smooth bright terrain. North is to the top of this image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01613:
Fractures in Nicholson Regio
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This image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows dark terrain of Nicholson Regio on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. On the left is a crater that has been torn apart by tectonic forces.
PIA01612:
A Tumultuous Past for Ganymede's Dark Terrain
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show the dark ray crater Kittu on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. Kittu is seen in approximately true color, as imaged with the Galileo camera's violet, one micrometer, and near infrared filters.
PIA01611:
Kittu Dark Ray Crater
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Solid-State Imaging
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows a chain of craters named Enki Catena on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede. This chain of 13 craters probably formed by a comet which was pulled into pieces by Jupiter's gravity as it passed too close to the planet.
PIA01610:
Anatomy of a Torn Comet
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This image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows an oblique view of two fresh impact craters in bright grooved terrain near the north pole of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede.
PIA01609:
Fresh Impact Craters on Ganymede
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During NASA's Galileo spacecraft's second orbit, images were obtained within the northern polar cap of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede, across a north-south trending boundary between the grooved terrain of Philae Sulcus and the dark terrain of Galileo Regio.
PIA01608:
High Latitude "Bright" and "Dark" Terrains on Ganymede
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows two impact craters that are superimposed on Memphis Facula, a large bright circular feature in the otherwise generally dark terrain in Galileo Regio on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede.
PIA01607:
Dark-floored Impact Craters on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-02 Io Galileo
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During its 14th orbit of Jupiter in March 29, 1998, NASA's Galileo spacecraft captured an image of Jupiter's moon, Io, that has the same lighting geometry that will exist during Io's close Io flyby on October 11, 1999 (the 24th orbit).
PIA01605:
Io imaging during Galileo's 24th orbit
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This is the highest resolution color picture taken so far of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The fiery satellite is seen against a backdrop of Jupiter's cloud tops, which appear blue in this false-color composite.
PIA01604:
Close-up color view of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-17 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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During the first targeted encounter of the icy satellite Europa, NASA's Galileo performed high resolution spectral mapping of the trailing side, a region thought to have minerals other than water ice.
PIA00840:
Infrared Observations of Europa's Trailing Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-10 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Mosaics of Jupiter's night side show the Jovian aurora at approximately 45 minute intervals as the auroral ring rotated with the planet below the spacecraft. The images were obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01603:
Time Series of Jupiter's Aurora
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Mosaics of Jupiter's night side show the Jovian aurora at approximately 45 minute intervals as the auroral ring rotated with the planet below the spacecraft. The images were obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01602:
Time Series of Jupiter's Aurora
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Solid-State Imaging
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Mosaics of Jupiter's night side show the Jovian aurora at approximately 45 minute intervals as the auroral ring rotated with the planet below the spacecraft. The images were obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01601:
Time Series of Jupiter's Aurora
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Solid-State Imaging
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Mosaics of Jupiter's night side show the Jovian aurora at approximately 45 minute intervals as the auroral ring rotated with the planet below the spacecraft. The images were obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01600:
Time Series of Jupiter's Aurora
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Io Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This is a multispectral image cube of Io from NASA's Voyager 2 images, simple cylindrical projection.
PIA00401:
Io: Cylindrical Projection
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This processed color image of Jupiter was produced in 1990 by the U.S. Geological Survey from a Voyager image captured in 1979. Zones of light-colored, ascending clouds alternate with bands of dark, descending clouds.
PIA00343:
Jupiter
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VG ISS - Wide Angle
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This mosaic of NASA's Voyager 2 images taken July 9, 1979, shows a prominent rayed crater on Jupiter's icy moon, Ganymede.
PIA00334:
Crater Rays on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Io Voyager
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Io's volcanic plains are shown in this image from NASA's Voyager 1 taken in 1998. Also visible are numerous volcanic calderas and two large mountains (Euboea Montes, just above 

center, and Haemus Montes, at lower left).
PIA00328:
Io, Showing Volcanic Plains and Mountains
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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This archival image mosaic from NASA's Voyager 1 shows Io's south polar region. The South Pole is near the terminator (line between daylight and night) at right center. Haemus Mons, a 10-km high (32,000 foot) mountain is at bottom.
PIA00327:
Io, the South Polar Region
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