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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft, which was used to map the mineral and ice properties over the surfaces of the Jovian moons, producing global spectral images for small selected regions on the satellites in 1996-97.
PIA00855:
High Spatial Resolution Europa Coverage by the Galileo Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS)
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Ganymede Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image of the crater, Melkart, on Jupiter's moon, Ganymede, was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The crater is illuminated by the Sun from the left.
PIA00878:
NIMS Observes Melkart Crater on Ganymede
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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 1997-11-17 Callisto Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These views of Callisto's southern hemisphere were taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on May 6, 1997. The upper left view contains Buri, a crater with a diameter of about 60 km.
PIA01078:
Callisto's Southern Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-17 Callisto Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Callisto's southern hemisphere was imaged by both the Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS) and the Solid State Imaging (SSI) instrument during NASA's Galileo's eighth orbit of Jupiter. This is a mosaic combining both views.
PIA01079:
Callisto's Southern Hemisphere as Viewed by NIMS & SSI
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The NIMS instrument onboard NASA's Galileo orbiter observes the structure and composition of Jupiter clouds.
PIA01224:
NIMS Observes the Structure and Composition of Jupiter's Clouds
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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 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 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 1999-11-19 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image shows Loki, the most powerful volcano in the solar system, which has been constantly active on Jupiter's moon Io. NASA's Galileo spacecraft took these images during its approach to Io on October 10, 1999.
PIA02514:
Loki as viewed by Galileo 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 1999-11-19 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image is the highest-resolution thermal, or heat image, ever made of Amirani, a large volcano on Jupiter's moon Io. It was taken on Oct. 10, 1999, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Amirani is on the side of Io that permanently faces away from Jupiter.
PIA02516:
Galileo NIMS Observes Amirani
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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 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 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image of Loki Patera on Jupiter's volcanic moon Io shows data taken by the near-infrared mapping spectrometer onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its Io flyby on Oct. 10, 1999.
PIA02541:
Loki Patera/NIMS
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
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 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 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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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
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 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 2000-05-31 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 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 2000-10-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The first discrete ammonia ice cloud positively identified on Jupiter is shown in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Ammonia ice is shown in clouds to the northwest of the Great Red Spot.
PIA02569:
Ammonia Ice near Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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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
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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New and older lava flows clustered in the Tvashtar region of Jupiter's moon Io appeared as hot spots in a temperature map from NASA's Galileo spacecraft in 1999.
PIA02594:
Io's Tvashtar Area in Infrared: Multiple Lava Flows
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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 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The Amirani lava flow on Jupiter's moon Io appears to be made up of many individual flows; the newest flows are the brightest spots in this infrared image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA03533:
Amirani Lava Flow on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Nine previously unknown volcanoes have been discovered from this infrared image of Jupiter's moon Io, acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001.
PIA03534:
Io in Infrared with Giant Plume's New Hot Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-28 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Hot eruption sites scattered across Jupiter's moon Io stand out dramatically in an infrared image taken Oct. 13, 2001, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it sped past this most volcanically active of all known worlds.
PIA03535:
Io in Infrared, Night and Day
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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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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 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 2017-06-30 Jupiter Juno
Near-InfraRed Imager (NIRI)
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This composite, false-color infrared image of Jupiter reveals haze particles over a range of altitudes, as seen in reflected sunlight was taken using the Gemini North telescope in Hawaii on May 18, 2017.
PIA21713:
Jupiter With Great Red Spot, Near Infrared, May 2017
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-23 Jupiter Herschel Space Observatory
PACS
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This map shows the distribution of water in the stratosphere of Jupiter as measured with the Herschel space observatory. White and cyan indicate highest concentration of water, and blue indicates lesser amounts.
PIA17006:
Distribution of Water in Jupiter's Stratosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-23 Jupiter Galileo
Photopolarimeter Subsystem
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This is one of the highest resolution images ever recorded of Jupiter's temperature field. It was obtained by NASA's Galileo mission, with its Photopolarimeter-Radiometer (PPR) experiment, during the seventh of its 10 orbits around Jupiter to date.
PIA00730:
Jupiter's Temperatures--Broad Latitude
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-24 Jupiter Galileo
Photopolarimeter Subsystem
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This image, bottom panel, from NASA's Galileo orbiter indicates the forces powering Jovian winds, and differentiates between areas of strongest upwelling and downwelling winds in the upper part of the atmosphere where winds are strong.
PIA00731:
Jovian Temperatures--Highest Resolution
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-29 Jupiter Galileo
Photopolarimeter Subsystem
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This is one of the highest resolution images ever recorded of Jupiter's temperature field. It was obtained by NASA's Galileo mission. This map, shown in the lower panel, indicates the forces powering Jovian winds.
PIA00732:
Jupiter's Temperatures
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-01-21 Europa Galileo
Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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This infrared image of Europa, showing heat radiation from its surface at a wavelength of 27 microns, provides the best view yet of Europa's daytime temperatures. This image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows the full disk of Europa.
PIA01144:
Daytime Temperatures on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-01-21 Ganymede Galileo
Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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This infrared image of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, showing heat radiation from its surface at a wavelength of 27 microns, provides the best view yet of pre-dawn temperatures on Ganymede. This image was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01145:
Pre-Dawn Temperatures on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-01-21 Ganymede Galileo
Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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This infrared image of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, showing heat radiation from its surface at a wavelength of about 60 microns, provides best view yet of nighttime temperatures on this hemisphere of Ganymede. Image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01146:
Nighttime Temperatures on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-04-02 Ganymede Galileo
Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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This map shows the temperatures for most of the surface of Ganymede made from data taken by on Jun. 26, 1996 as NASA's Galileo approached the sunlit side of the moon.
PIA01232:
Temperature Map of Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-04-02 Jupiter Galileo
Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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This map shows temperatures for the region around Jupiter's Great Red Spot and an area to the northwest. This map was made from data taken by NASA's Photopolarimeter/Radiometer (PPR) instrument on June 26, 1996.
PIA01233:
Photopolarimeter/Radiometer (PPR) Temperature Map of Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-04-02 Jupiter Galileo
Photopolarimeter-Radiometer
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This map shows temperatures for the region around Jupiter's Great Red Spot and an area to the northwest. This map was made from data taken by NASA's Photopolarimeter/Radiometer (PPR) instrument on June 26, 1996.
PIA01234:
PPR Great Red Spot Temperature Map
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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 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 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 2001-12-10 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 2002-02-27 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Radar
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Details in radiation belts close to Jupiter are mapped from measurements that NASA's Cassini spacecraft made of radio emission from high-energy electrons moving at nearly the speed of light within the belts.
PIA03478:
Inner Radiation Belts of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These four images of Jupiter and the luminous night-side impact of fragment W of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 were taken NASA's Galileo spacecraft on July 22, 1994.
PIA00139:
Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Fragment W Impact With Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-06-06 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft, now in orbit around Jupiter, returned this optical navigation image June 3, 1996, showing that the spacecraft is accurately targeted for its first flyby of the giant moon Ganymede on June 27.
PIA00273:
Optical Navigation Image of Ganymede
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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 1997-09-07 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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False color has been used here to enhance the visibility of certain features in this composite of three images of the Minos Linea region on Jupiter's moon Europa taken on 28 June 1996 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00275:
Europa In Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Ridges, grooves, craters and relatively smooth areas in the Uruk Sulcus region of Jupiter's moon Ganymede are shown in this high-resolution image captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its first flyby of Ganymede on June 27, 1996.
PIA00276:
Ganymede - Ridges, Grooves, Craters and Smooth Areas of Uruk Sulcus Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These images demonstrate the dramatic improvement in the resolution of pictures that NASA's Galileo spacecraft returned compared to previous images of the Jupiter system.
PIA00277:
Ganymede - Comparison of Voyager and Galileo Resolution
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This view of a part of the Galileo Regio region on Jupiter's moon Ganymede shows fine details of the dark terrain that makes up about half of the surface of the planet-sized moon.
PIA00278:
Ganymede - Dark Terrain in Galileo Regio
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Ancient impact craters shown in this image of Jupiter's moon Ganymede taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft testify to the great age of the terrain, dating back several billion years.
PIA00279:
Ganymede - Ancient Impact Craters in Galileo Regio
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A mixture of terrains studded with a large impact crater is shown in this view of the Uruk Sulcus region of Jupiter's moon Ganymede taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its first flyby of the planet-sized moon on June 27, 1996.
PIA00280:
Ganymede - Mixture of Terrains and Large Impact Crater in Uruk Sulcus Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A mosaic of four Galileo high-resolution images of the Uruk Sulcus region of Jupiter's moon Ganymede is shown within the context of an image of the region taken by Voyager 2 in 1979.
PIA00281:
Ganymede - Galileo Mosaic Overlayed on Voyager Data in Uruk Sulcus Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The mottled face of Jupiter's volcanically active moon Io as viewed by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00282:
Io - Full Disk Centered on Media Regio
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Jupiter's moon Europa, as seen in this image taken June 27, 1996 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, displays features in some areas resembling ice floes seen in Earth's polar seas.
PIA00291:
Europa's Broken Ice
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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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This image, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows a blue-colored volcanic plume consistent with the presence of sulfur dioxide gas and 'snow' condensing from the gas as the plume expands and cools.
PIA00293:
Eruption on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Europa Galileo
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On June 27, 1996, during Galileo's first orbit around Jupiter, a newly discovered impact crater could be seen just right of the center of this image of Jupiter's moon Europa returned by NASA's Galileo spacecraft camera.
PIA00294:
Europa's Active Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
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Dark crisscrossing bands on Jupiter's moon Europa represent widespread disruption from fracturing and the possible eruption of gases and rocky material from the moon's interior in this four-frame mosaic of images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00295:
Dark Bands on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Jupiter Galileo
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This view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot is a mosaic of two images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The Great Red Spot is a storm in Jupiter's atmosphere and is at least 300 years-old. The image was taken on June 26, 1996.
PIA00296:
Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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The Great Red Spot (GRS) of Jupiter as seen by NASA's Galileo imaging system. The image is a mosaic of six images taken over an 80 second interval during the first GRS observing sequence on June 26, 1996.
PIA00488:
Great Red Spot Mosaic - Near-infrared Filter
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False color representation of Jupiter's Great Red Spot (GRS) taken by NASA's Galileo imaging system. The Great Red Spot appears pink and the surrounding region blue because of the particular color coding used in this representation.
PIA00489:
False Color Mosaic Great Red Spot
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This montage features activity in the turbulent region of Jupiter's Great Red Spot (GRS). Four sets of images of the GRS were taken by NASA's Galileo imaging system over an 11.5 hour period on 26 June, 1996.
PIA00490:
Features of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Io Galileo
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Five color views of Jupiter's moon Io, as seen by NASA's Galileo spacecraft camera, were taken between the 25th and the 29th of June, 1996.
PIA00491:
Five Color Views of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Ganymede Galileo
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A mosaic of four Galileo images of the Galileo Regio region on Ganymede (Latitude 18 N, Longitude: 149 W) is shown overlayed on the data obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1979.
PIA00492:
Galileo Regio Mosaic - Galileo over Voyager Data
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A mosaic of four Galileo images of the Uruk Sulcus region on Ganymede (Latitude 11 N, Longitude: 170 W) is shown overlayed on the data obtained by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1979.
PIA00493:
Uruk Sulcus Mosaic - Galileo over Voyager Data
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Io Galileo
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Io, the most volcanic body in the solar system, is seen in front of Jupiter's cloudy atmosphere in this image taken Sept. 7, 1996, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, now orbiting the giant planet.
PIA00494:
Io in front of Jupiter
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Volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io are compared in these images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft (right) taken in early September of this year, and from the Voyager spacecraft (left) taken in 1979.
PIA00495:
Changing volcanoes on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Ganymede Galileo
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Circular rims of these craters located at a high northern latitude on Jupiter's moon Ganymede are seen in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on September 6, 1996.
PIA00496:
Ice-frosted crater tops on Ganymede
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image on Sept.6, 1996, showing part of the surface of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, where new terrain overlays older terrain.
PIA00497:
Ganymede's Nippur Sulcus
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Topographic detail is seen in a stereoscopic view of this part of Jupiter's moon Ganymede. This image is a computer reconstruction from two images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in 1996.
PIA00498:
Stereo View of Ganymede's Galileo Regio
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-11-18 Europa Galileo
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This image, taken on September 7, 1996 by NASA's Galileo orbiter, shows two views of the trailing hemisphere of Jupiter's ice-covered satellite, Europa. Europa is about 3,160 kilometers (1,950 miles) in diameter, or about the size of Earth's moon.
PIA00502:
Natural and False Color Views of Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-08 Jupiter Galileo
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Scientists spotted what appear to be thunderheads on Jupiter bright white cumulus clouds similar to those that bring thunderstorms on Earth, at the outer edges of Jupiter's Great Red Spot. The photos were taken by NASA's Galileo orbiter on June 26, 1996.
PIA00506:
Thunderheads on Jupiter
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A portion of a chain of impact craters on Jupiter's moon Callisto is seen in this image from NASA' Galileo spacecraft on November 4, 1996. This crater chain on Callisto is believed to result from the impact of a split object, similar to the fragments.
PIA00514:
A Chain of Impact Craters on Callisto
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A portion of the central zone of the large impact structure Valhalla on Jupiter's moon Callisto was imaged by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 4, 1996.
PIA00516:
Callisto's Valhalla Impact Structure
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This four-frame mosaic shows the ancient impact structure Asgard on Jupiter's moon Callisto. This image was taken on November 4, 1996, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its third orbit around Jupiter.
PIA00517:
Asgard Impact Structure on Callisto
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Europa Galileo
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This view of Jupiter's moon Europa shows a portion of the surface that has been highly disrupted by fractures and ridges. This image was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 6, 1996.
PIA00518:
Ridges on Europa
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Topographic detail is seen in this stereoscopic view of the Galileo Regio region of Jupiter's moon Ganymede. The picture is a computer reconstruction from two images taken by NASA's Galileo during 1996.
PIA00521:
Stereo View of Ganymede's Galileo Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Jupiter Galileo
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These two views of Jupiter obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft show evidence of strikingly different stratospheric hazes between the polar regions and low or mid latitudes. The Great Red Spot shows in one mosaic taken on June 26, 1996.
PIA00522:
Jupiter Stratospheric Haze Comparison
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Shown here is a highest-resolution image of Io (Latitude: -60 to +20 degrees, Longitude: 150 to 230 degrees) acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, revealing a great variety of landforms.
PIA00536:
Geologic Landforms on Io
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Shown here is a portion of a high-resolution image of Io (Latitude: +10 to +60 degrees, Longitude: 180 to 225 degrees) acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, revealing immense lava flows and other volcanic landforms.
PIA00537:
Volcanically Active Regions on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 J Rings Galileo
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The ring system of Jupiter was imaged by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 9, 1996. In this image the west ansa of Jupiter's main ring is seen at a resolution of 24 kilometers per pixel.
PIA00538:
The Main Ring of Jupiter (clear filter)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-06 Europa Galileo
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This image of Europa, an icy satellite of Jupiter, was obtained from a range of 39028 miles (62089 kilometers) by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its fourth orbit around Jupiter and its first close pass of Europa.
PIA00539:
Jupiter's Icy Satellite Europa
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The icy surface of Europa, one of the moons of Jupiter, was photographed by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on its fourth orbit around Jupiter.
PIA00540:
Flows on Europa
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This image of Europa, an icy satellite of Jupiter about the size of the Earth's Moon, was obtained from a range of 7415 miles (11933 kilometers) by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its fourth orbit around Jupiter and its first close pass of Europa.
PIA00541:
Macula on Europa
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This image of Jupiter's satellite Europa was obtained from a range of 7364 miles (11851 km) by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its fourth orbit around Jupiter and its first close pass of Europa.
PIA00542:
Prominent Doublet Ridges on Europa
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This is a composite of two images of Jupiter's icy moon Europa obtained from a range of 2119 miles (3410 kilometers) by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its fourth orbit around Jupiter and its first close pass of Europa.
PIA00543:
Structurally Complex Surface of Europa
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Jupiter's moon, Europa, is seen in this image taken by NASA's Galileo Orbiter. The smallest visible feature is about the size of a football field.
PIA00544:
Ridges on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Jupiter Galileo
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This false color mosaic shows a belt-zone boundary near Jupiter's equator. The images that make up the four quadrants of this mosaic were taken within a few minutes of each other. These images were taken on Nov. 5, 1996 by NASA's Galileo orbiter.
PIA00548:
False Color Mosaic of Jupiter's Belt-Zone Boundary
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Callisto Galileo
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This mosaic of three images shows an area within the Valhalla region on Jupiter's moon, Callisto, as seen by NASA's Galileo orbiter.
PIA00549:
Callisto Crater Chain Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-12-18 Jupiter Galileo
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This image, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows the darkside of Jupiter, the part not illuminated by sunlight. The curved line crossing from the lower left to the upper right is the auroral arc on the horizon.
PIA00560:
Aurora Borealis on Jupiter
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