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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-06 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft reveals fresh lava in a wide pit named Gish Bar Patera on Jupiter's moon Io. The patera, or depression, is quite large: 106.3 kilometers (66 miles) by 115.0 kilometers (71 miles).
PIA03884:
Recent Eruption at Gish Bar Patera on Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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A field of bright lava flows next to a shield volcano could be a source of recent sulfur volcanism on Io, as detected by instruments aboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA03887:
Potential Source of Sulfur Flow on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-06 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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An infrared thermal map and a visible-light image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show the likelihood of an active lava lake at a volcanic feature called Gish Bar on Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA03888:
Io's Gish Bar Volcanic Region in Infrared
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-11-19 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The volcano Pele glows in the night in this close-up image of Jupiter's moon Io, obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in the closest-ever Io flyby on October 10, 1999. Only surfaces hotter than 600 degrees Celsius are visible in this image.
PIA02511:
Pele's Hot Caldera Margin
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This view of the surface of one of Jupiter's moons, Europa, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Feb. 20, 1997, shows the complex icy crust that has been extensively modified by fracturing and the formation of ridges.
PIA00588:
Europa Ridges, Hills and Domes
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-07 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Four views of the volcano Loki Patera on Jupiter's moon Io showing changes seen on June 27th, 1996 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as compared to views seen by the Voyager spacecraft during the 1979 flybys.
PIA00710:
Changes near the Volcano Loki Patera on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Amalthea Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These four images of Jupiter's moon, Amalthea, were taken by NASA's Galileo's solid state imaging system at various
times between February and June 1997.
PIA01074:
Four Galileo Views of Amalthea
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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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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 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 1998-01-21 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 1998-04-02 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 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 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 1998-01-21 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 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 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 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Clouds and hazes at various altitudes within the dynamic Jovian atmosphere are revealed by multi-color imaging taken during the second orbit (G2) on September 5, 1996 by Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00582:
Jupiter's Multi-level Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These images, acquired December 17, 1996 by NASA's Galileo orbiter, show a small portion of the equatorial region of Jupiter of a dark clearing of clouds in the meteorologically-active troposphere.
PIA00848:
NIMS Views of a Jovian "Hot Spot"
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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 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo orbiter looks at Jupiter's Great Red Spot, in these views from June 26, 1996. NIMS studies infrared wavelengths of light that our eye cannot see.
PIA00501:
NIMS Spectral Maps of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This infrared image, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in late June, 1996, of Jupiter's Great Red Spot has different colors than what you normally see.
PIA00838:
First Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS) Image of the Great Red Spot
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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 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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This image shows the Chaac region, on Jupiter's moon Io, viewed by two instruments on NASA's spacecraft Galileo during the flyby on February 22, 2000. On the left is an image taken by Galileo's onboard camera.
PIA02559:
Sulphur Dioxide on the Chaac Region of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-26 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 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 2001-12-10 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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In August 2001, NASA's Galileo spacecraft has returned imagery of a hot spot on Jupiter's moon Io that was the source of a towering plume indicating a sulfur-dioxide concentration that may have been fallout from the plume.
PIA03602:
A New Hot Spot on Northern Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-12-10 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Tupan Caldera, a volcanic crater on Jupiter's moon Io, has a relatively cool area, possibly an island, in its center, as indicated by infrared imagery from NASA's Galileo spacecraft during an Oct. 16, 2001 flyby.
PIA03601:
Io's Tupan Caldera in Infrared
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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 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 1998-03-26 Europa Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft imaged most of Europa, including the north polar regions, at high spectral resolution during the G1 encounter on June 28, 1996.
PIA00834:
NIMS G1 Observation of Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Ganymede Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo has eyes that can see more than ours can. By looking at what we call the infrared wavelengths, types and sizes of material on the surface of Jupiter's moon, Ganymede, can be determined.
PIA00500:
NIMS Ganymede Surface Map
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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 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 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft obtained this image of half of Io's disk in darkness on Sept. 19, 1997.
PIA01226:
Two New Hot Spots on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft observed Io on nearly every orbit as part of a program monitoring the level of volcanic activity on this moon. Io is the most volcanically active body in the Solar System.
PIA00899:
New Hot Spot on Io Discovered by NIMS During Orbit C9
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Ganymede Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The left image is an airbrush map of the surface of Ganymede from NASA's Voyager data. The small square shows the location of Antum crater, target of the image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft on the right.
PIA00854:
Antum Crater
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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 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The Prometheus region of Jupiter's moon Io was imaged by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in 1999. The maps made from spectrometer data show the interplay between hot silicates on the surface and sulfur dioxide frost.
PIA02543:
Prometheus Silicates/Sulfur dioxide/NIMS
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This is an image of Io, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during the G2 encounter in September 1996. This is a dayside image of Io (on the right) against the clouds of Jupiter (the blue background).
PIA00845:
NIMS: hotspots on Io during G2 (continued)
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Sulfur dioxide, normally a gas at room temperatures, is known to exist on Io's surface as a frost, condensing there from the hot gases emanating from the Io volcanoes. This image was taken in 1996 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA00841:
Distribution of Sulfur Dioxide Frost on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 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 2000-05-18 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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Volcanic 'hot spots' are seen in this color temperature map of the Prometheus volcano on Jupiter's moon Io created with data obtained by NASA's Galileo and Voyager spacecraft.
PIA02542:
Prometheus/NIMS
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-11-19 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image shows the region around the Prometheus volcano on Jupiter's moon Io. It was observed by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in 1996 as it was flying away from a close approach to Io.
PIA02515:
Io's Prometheus Regions as Viewed by Galileo NIMS
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Add Image to Favorite List 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 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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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Hotspots are seen in the vicinity of Prometheus, Volund and Marduk, all sites of volcanic plume activity during NASA's Galileo encounter in 1996.
PIA00520:
NIMS: hotspots on Io during G2
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Add Image to Favorite List 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 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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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This view of Callisto's Asgard multi-ring structure was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The large bright/white area is the palimpsest or center of Asgard. The smaller bright area is the crater Tornasuk.
PIA00839:
Callisto Asgard Region as Viewed by NIMS
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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 imaged Io at high spectral resolution during the G2 encounter on Sept. 6, 1996.
PIA00836:
Hotspots on Io During the Ganymede 2 Encounter
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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 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These observations of Jupiter's equator in thermal (heat) emission were made by NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility (top panel) within hours of the Near-Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS) instrument image (middle inset) and the spectra (bottom).
PIA00842:
Observations of Jupiter's thermal emission made by the Infrared Telescope Facility and the Galileo NIMS instrument
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Jupiter Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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During the G7 encounter, NASA's Galileo spacecraft observed the shadow of Europa on the clouds of Jupiter during Galileo's fourth orbit. The bright spot in the clouds is an atmospheric hot spot.
PIA00847:
NIMS Observes Europa's Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-26 Ganymede Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft acquired this global mosaic (right) during Galileo's third orbit on Nov. 4, 1996. The lighter bluish area in the upper latitudes is the Asgard multi-ring structure with crater Burr to the north and Tornasuk to the east.
PIA00844:
NIMS Callisto Global Mosaic
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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 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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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 1999-12-17 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 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 1998-03-26 Io Galileo
Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft's Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS) shows the distribution of volcanic hotspots on the surface of Io during the G! encounter on June 29, 1996.
PIA00835:
NIMS Observation of Hotspots on 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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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image shows the Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS) observations of selected areas of Europa's trailing hemisphere during NASA's Galileo E4 encounter on 19 December 1996.
PIA00846:
NIMS E4 Observations of Europa Trailing Hemisphere
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Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These observations of NASA's Voyager and Galileo's Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer shows the interception of two lineas or fractures on the Northern hemisphere of Europa.
PIA00853:
Europa 6th Orbit NIMS Data
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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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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 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 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 2007-04-02 Io New Horizons
MVIC
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A Burst of Color
PIA09254:
A Burst of Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-09 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
MVIC
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Jupiter's High-Altitude Clouds
PIA09339:
Jupiter's High-Altitude Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-09 Jupiter New Horizons
MVIC
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With its Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC), half of the Ralph instrument, New Horizons captured several pictures of mesoscale gravity waves in Jupiter's equatorial atmosphere.
PIA10097:
Atmospheric Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-09 Jupiter New Horizons
MVIC
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This is a composite of several images taken in several colors by the New Horizons Multispectral Visual Imaging Camera, or MVIC.
PIA10098:
Atmospheric Structure
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-02-28 Io New Horizons
MVIC
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This New Horizons image of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io was taken at 13:05 Universal Time during the spacecraft's Jupiter flyby on February 28, 2007. It shows the reddish color of the deposits from the giant volcanic eruption at the volcano Tvashtar.
PIA10249:
Seeing Red
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MVIC
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The Colors of the Night
PIA09264:
The Colors of the Night
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-10-19 Jupiter Juno
Microwave Radiometer (MWR)
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This composite image depicts Jupiter's cloud formations as seen through the eyes of NASA's Juno's Microwave Radiometer (MWR) instrument as compared to the top layer, a Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem image of the planet.
PIA21107:
Juno's First Slice of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-05-22 Jupiter Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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Jupiter and its Galilean Satellites as viewed from Mars
PIA04532:
Jupiter and its Galilean Satellites as viewed from Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-02-27 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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An innovative instrument on NASA's Cassini spacecraft makes the space environment around Jupiter visible, revealing a donut-shaped gas cloud encircling the planet.
PIA04432:
Massive Gas Cloud Around Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-02-27 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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A cut-away schematic of Jupiter's space environment shows magnetically trapped radiation ions (in red), the neutral gas torus of the volcanic moon Io (green) and the newly discovered neutral gas torus of the moon Europa (blue).
PIA04433:
Jupiter Torus Diagram
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-09 Io New Horizons
LORRI
Ultraviolet Light
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The Tvashtar plume on Io, seen by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) and by New Horizons.
PIA10101:
Tvashtar Montage
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Io New Horizons
LORRI
Solid-State Imaging
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Io Surface Changes
PIA09355:
Io Surface Changes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-02 Io New Horizons
LORRI
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A Brilliant Plume
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A Brilliant Plume
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-09 Callisto New Horizons
LORRI
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Capturing Callisto
PIA09258:
Capturing Callisto
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Io New Horizons
LORRI
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Io in Eclipse
PIA09353:
Io in Eclipse
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Io New Horizons
LORRI
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Io in Eclipse 2
PIA09354:
Io in Eclipse 2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Io New Horizons
LORRI
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Variations in the appearance of the giant plume from the Tvashtar volcano on Jupiter's moon Io are seen in this composite of the best photos taken by the New Horizons Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) during its Jupiter flyby in late February.
PIA09359:
Tvashtar Composite
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-01 Jupiter Hubble Space Telescope
New Horizons
LORRI
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Best Color Image of Jupiter's Little Red Spot
PIA09341:
Best Color Image of Jupiter's Little Red Spot
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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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