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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 1999-08-27 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Thera and Thrace are two dark, reddish regions of enigmatic terrain that disrupt the older icy ridged plains on Jupiter's moon Europa. North is toward the top of the mosaic obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02099:
Thera and Thrace on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-09-30 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Frozen sulfuric acid on Jupiter's moon Europa is depicted in this image produced from data gathered by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The brightest areas, where the yellow is most intense, represent regions of high frozen sulfuric acid concentration.
PIA02500:
Sulfuric Acid on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-03-06 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This 12-frame mosaic provides the highest resolution view ever obtained of the side of Jupiter's moon Europa that faces the giant planet. It was obtained by the camera onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft during the spacecrafts 25th orbit of Jupiter.
PIA02528:
Europa's Jupiter-Facing Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-19 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This composite image of the Jupiter-facing hemisphere of Europa was obtained on Nov. 25, 1999 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Blue areas show cleanest, brightest icy surfaces, while the red areas have the highest concentrations of darker, non-ice materials.
PIA02529:
Europa: Sea Salts or Battery Acid
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-10 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This false-color image reveals the scar of a past major impact of a comet or small asteroid on Europa's surface. A city-sized impact crater was viewed by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02561:
Europa Impact Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-06-22 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Europa, a moon of Jupiter, appears as a thick crescent in this enhanced-color image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft, which has been orbiting Jupiter since 1995. The view combines images taken in violet, green and near-infrared filters in 1998 and 1995.
PIA02590:
Europa's Frozen Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-11 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image, acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on September 26, 1998, shows features on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa that a scientific report published today interprets as signs of compressive folding.
PIA02960:
Folds on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-25 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The image on the left shows a region of Europa's crust made up of blocks which are thought to have broken apart and 'rafted' into new positions. These images were obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA03002:
Blocks in the Europan Crust Provide More Evidence of Subterranean Ocean
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-10-30 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Reddish spots and shallow pits pepper the enigmatic ridged surface of Europa in this view combining information from images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during two different orbits around Jupiter.
PIA03878:
Ruddy "Freckles" on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-05 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This view of Jupiter's moon Europa features several regional-resolution mosaics overlaid on a lower resolution global view for context. The regional views were obtained during several different flybys of the moon by NASA's Galileo mission.
PIA16827:
Repeated Flybys Yield a Pole-to-Pole View of Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-12 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This graphic of Jupiter's moon Europa maps a relationship between the amount of energy deposited onto the moon from charged-particle bombardment and chemical contents of ice deposits.
PIA16921:
Energy From Above Affecting Surface of Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-11-25 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This enhanced color image shows cracks and ridges on Europa's surface that reveal a detailed geologic history. The view was captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 2, 1999.
PIA17737:
Cracks and Ridges on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-11 Europa Galileo
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This artist's concept shows a possible explosion resulting from a high-speed collision between a space rock and Jupiter's moon Europa.
PIA17657:
Hit Hard: Possible Collision at Europa (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-11 Europa Galileo
Near Infra-Red Mapping Spectrometer
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This image, using data from NASA's Galileo mission, shows the first detection of clay-like minerals on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.
PIA17658:
Clay Prints on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-01-08 Europa Galileo
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This view of Cilix impact crater on Europa was created in 2013 using 3-D stereo images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, combined with advanced image processing techniques.
PIA17851:
3-D Cilix Crater on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-08 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This colorized image of Europa is a product of clear-filter grayscale data from one orbit of NASA's Galileo spacecraft, combined with lower-resolution color data taken on a different orbit.
PIA18413:
Reddish Bands on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-08 Europa Galileo
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Scientists have found evidence of plate tectonics on Jupiter's moon Europa. This conceptual illustration of the subduction process.
PIA18428:
Plate Tectonics on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-11-21 Europa Galileo
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The puzzling, fascinating surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa looms large in this newly-reprocessed color view, made from images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in the late 1990s.
PIA19048:
Europa's Stunning Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-05-17 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This enhanced-color view obtained on September 25, 1998 from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows an intricate pattern of linear fractures on the icy surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.
PIA20028:
Europa's Varied Surface Features
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-08 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of images includes the most detailed view of the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa obtained by NASA's Galileo mission.
PIA21431:
Highest-resolution Europa Image & Mosaic from Galileo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-04-13 Europa Galileo
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These images of the surface of the Jovian moon Europa, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, focus on a 'region of interest' on the icy moon.
PIA21444:
Europa's Plumes Located near 'Warm Spot' on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-04-11 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image from NASA's Galileo Solid-State Imager (SSI) shows Europa's surface is covered with a vast network of linear features such as cracks, ridges, and bands.
PIA23166:
Europa's Rhadamanthys Linea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-05-01 Europa Galileo
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This newly reprocessed image of Jupiter's moon Europa, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Sept. 26, 1998, reveals details of diverse surface features.
PIA23871:
Chaos Transition
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-05-01 Europa Galileo
Imaging Science Subsystem
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The surface of Jupiter's moon Europa features a widely varied landscape, including ridges, bands, small rounded domes and disrupted spaces that geologists called chaos terrain.
PIA23872:
Crisscrossing Bands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-05-01 Europa Galileo
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This image of Europa shows a region of blocky chaos terrain, where the surface has broken apart into many smaller chaos blocks that are surrounded by featureless matrix material.
PIA23873:
Chaos Near Agenor Linea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-04-13 Europa Galileo
Hubble Space Telescope
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These composite images show a suspected plume of material erupting two years apart from the same location on Jupiter's icy moon Europa.
PIA21443:
Hubble Sees Recurring Plume Erupting From Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-12 Europa Galileo
Hubble Space Telescope
Voyager
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This graphic shows the location of water vapor detected over Europa's south pole in observations taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in December 2012. This is the first strong evidence of water plumes erupting off Europa's surface.
PIA17660:
Water Vapor Over Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-16 Europa Galileo
Voyager
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The images used for the base of this globe were chosen from the best image quality and moderate resolution coverage supplied by NASA's Galileo and Voyager 1 spacecraft of Jupiter's moon, Europa.
PIA03526:
Europa Hemispherical Globes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-02-26 Europa Galileo
Voyager
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This map composed of images NASA's Galileo and Voyager missions shows the hemisphere of Europa that might be affected by plume deposits. The view is centered at -65 degrees latitude, 183 degrees longitude.
PIA18030:
Source Region for Possible Europa Plumes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2021-11-30 Europa Galileo
Voyager
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This triptych image shows views of Jupiter's moon Europa as taken by various NASA spacecraft, including Voyager 1, Voyager 2 and Galileo.
PIA24895:
Three Views of Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-12 Europa Hubble Space Telescope
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This is an artist's concept of a plume of water vapor thought to be ejected off the frigid, icy surface of the Jovian moon Europa, located about 500 million miles (800 million kilometers) from the sun.
PIA17659:
Artist's Concept of Europa Water Vapor Plume
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-06-24 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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NASA's Juno spacecraft obtained this color view on June 21, 2016. As Juno makes its initial approach, the giant planet's four largest moons, Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto, are visible.
PIA20701:
Juno on Jupiter's Doorstep
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Add Image to Favorite List 2021-10-28 Europa Juno
JunoCam
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NASA's Juno spacecraft made a distant encounter with Jupiter's moon Europa on its 37th close pass by Jupiter. This image from the spacecraft's JunoCam was taken at a distance of about 51,000 miles (82,000 kilometers).
PIA24970:
Europa Coming Closer
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-03-16 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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This image, taken by the JunoCam instrument aboard NASA's Juno spacecraft, shows Jupiter's southern hemisphere during the spacecraft's 39th close flyby of the planet on January 12, 2022.
PIA25014:
NASA's Juno Spacecraft Glimpses Jupiter's Moons Io and Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-02 Jupiter New Horizons
LORRI
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Jupiter Ahoy!
PIA09231:
Jupiter Ahoy!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-02 Europa New Horizons
LORRI
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Europa
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Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-09 Jupiter New Horizons
MVIC
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Two Moons Meet over Jupiter
PIA09256:
Two Moons Meet over Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Jupiter New Horizons
LORRI
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Jupiter's Moons: Family Portrait
PIA09352:
Jupiter's Moons: Family Portrait
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Europa New Horizons
LORRI
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New Horizons took this image of the icy moon Europa rising above Jupiter's cloud tops with its Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) at 11:48 Universal Time on February 28, 2007, six hours after the spacecraft's closest approach to Jupiter.
PIA09361:
Europa Rising
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-27 Jupiter New Horizons
LORRI
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NASA's New Horizons had an exciting flyby encounter with Jupiter in early 2007, and the spacecraft has been rapidly moving away from the giant planet ever since.
PIA07934:
LORRI Looks Back
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-09 Europa Voyager
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This picture of Europa, the smallest Galilean satellite, was taken in the afternoon of March 4, 1979, from a distance of about 2 million kilometers (1.2 million miles) by NASA's Voyager 1.
PIA00016:
Europa - Full Disk
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Europa Voyager
VG Imaging Science Subsystem
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This archival image taken by NASA's Voyager 2, is of Europa, the smallest Galilean satellite. The bright areas are probably ice deposits, whereas the darkened areas may be the rocky surface or areas with a more patchy distribution of ice.
PIA00325:
Europa Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-08-09 Europa Voyager
Near Infrared Camera
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Europa looks like a cracked egg in this computer mosaic of the best of NASA's Voyager 2 images.
PIA00366:
Europa - Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-09-26 Europa Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This color image of the Jovian moon Europa was acquired by NASA's Voyager 2 during its close encounter on Jul. 9, 1979. Europa, the size of our moon, is thought to have a crust of ice perhaps 100 kilometers thick which overlies the silicate crust.
PIA00459:
Europa During Voyager 2 Closest Approach
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Add Image to Favorite List 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 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 1999-02-08 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 1999-03-23 Europa Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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The first close look ever obtained of Jupiter's satellite, Europa, was taken July 9, 1979, by NASA's Voyager 2 as the spacecraft approached the planet.
PIA01523:
Europa Linear Features from 246,000 kilometers
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-16 Europa Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This view of Europa captured by NASA's Voyager 1 was taken from a range of 2,869,252 kilometers (1.6 million miles) on March 2 at 2:00 PM. The color composite is made from three black and white images taken through the orange, green and violet filters.
PIA01970:
Europa from 2,869,252 Kilometers
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