PIA26294: Io's 'Steeple Mountain' (Artist's Concept)
 Target Name:  Io
 Is a satellite of:  Jupiter
 Mission:  Juno
 Spacecraft:  Juno
 Instrument:  JunoCam
 Product Size:  1059 x 452 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA26294.tif (897.3 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA26294.jpg (30.86 kB)

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Created using data collected by the JunoCam imager aboard NASA's Juno spacecraft, this animation is an artist's concept that shows a view of a mountain on the Jovian moon Io. The data was recorded during close flybys of the moon in December 2023 and February 2024. The mountain, which the Juno science team has nicknamed "Steeple Mountain," is between 3 and 4.3 miles (5 and 7 kilometers) in height.

One side of Steeple Mountain is in shade in the animation because only one side of the mountain was illuminated when imaged by JunoCam.

JunoCam's raw images are available for the public to peruse and process into image products at https://missionjuno.swri.edu/junocam/processing. More information about NASA citizen science can be found at https://science.nasa.gov/citizenscience and https://www.nasa.gov/solve/opportunities/citizenscience.

More information about Juno is at https://www.nasa.gov/juno and https://missionjuno.swri.edu. For more about this finding and other science results, see https://www.missionjuno.swri.edu/science-findings.

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