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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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Solid-State Imaging
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This composite includes the four largest moons of Jupiter which are known as the Galilean satellites. Shown from left to right are Io, closest to Jupiter, followed by Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto.
PIA01299:
The Galilean Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-05-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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In this family portrait the four largest moons of Jupiter are shown to scale in increasing distance from Jupiter are (left to right) Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto. This image was taken by NASA's Galileo in November, 1997.
PIA01400:
The Galilean Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-02 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This is the highest resolution color picture taken so far of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The fiery satellite is seen against a backdrop of Jupiter's cloud tops, which appear blue in this false-color composite.
PIA01604:
Close-up color view of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-02 Io Galileo
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During its 14th orbit of Jupiter in March 29, 1998, NASA's Galileo spacecraft captured an image of Jupiter's moon, Io, that has the same lighting geometry that will exist during Io's close Io flyby on October 11, 1999 (the 24th orbit).
PIA01605:
Io imaging during Galileo's 24th orbit
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-15 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Composite view of Amalthea and Io at the same scale. The visible part of Amalthea is about 150 kilometers across. The Amalthea and Io composites were obtained by the solid state imaging (SSI) camera on NASA's Galileo spacecraft on different orbits.
PIA01626:
Comparison of Amalthea to Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Views of Jupiter's moon Io in the eclipse of the large planet's shadow are color coded so blue to yellow to red represents increasing brightness. Image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft indicate that the lava at Pillan Patera exceeded 1,700 degrees kelvin.
PIA01635:
Io in Eclipse reveals High Temperature Hot Spots
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-13 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This view of Jupiter's moon Io in eclipse was acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft while the moon was in Jupiter's shadow. Gases above the satellite's surface produced a ghostly glow that could be seen at visible wavelengths (red, green, and violet).
PIA01637:
Io's Aurorae
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-12-07 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These four views of Jupiter's moon Io clearly show airborne plumes of gas and dust from two of Io's active volcanoes, Zamama and Prometheus. The bottom row consists of enlargements of the plume areas. Images captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01652:
Sequence Showing Active Volcanic Plumes on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This global mosaic shows the highest resolution Galileo images available of Jupiter's moon, Io. Images were obtained by the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01663:
Highest Resolution Mosaic of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This global view of Jupiter's moon, Io, was obtained during the tenth orbit of Jupiter by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Io, which is slightly larger than Earth's moon, is the most volcanically active body in the solar system.
PIA01667:
Io's Pele Hemisphere After Pillan Changes
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These views of the key volcanic centers on Jupiter's moon, Io, merge color data with higher resolution mosaics. Images were obtained with the green, violet, and 756 micrometer filters of the Solid State Imaging (SSI) system on NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA01668:
Key Volcanic Centers on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-27 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft acquired its highest resolution images of Jupiter's moon Io on 3 July 1999 during its closest pass to Io since orbit insertion in late 1995.
PIA02308:
Global image of Io (true color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-27 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft acquired its highest resolution images of Jupiter's moon Io on 3 July 1999 during its closest pass to Io since orbit insertion in late 1995.
PIA02309:
Global image of Io (false color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-27 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft acquired its highest resolution images of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io on July 3, 1999 during its closest pass by Io since it entered orbit around Jupiter in December 1995.
PIA02319:
Closeups of Io (false color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Dramatic changes have occurred at the volcanically active Pillan Patera region of Jupiter's moon Io over the past three years, as seen in this set of three images taken by NASAšs Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02501:
Changes at Pillan Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A plume of gas and particles is ejected some 100 kilometers (about 60 miles) above the surface of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io in this color image, recently taken by NASAšs Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02502:
Masubi Plume on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This set of four images, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows a sequence of volcanic activity on Jupiter's moon Io over the last two years.
PIA02503:
Migrating Volcanic Plumes on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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A volcano named Zamama on Jupiter's moon Io has recently changed in appearance as seen in this pair of images of Io acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it approached Io in preparation for a close flyby.
PIA02504:
Close-up of Zamama, Io (Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The volcano called Prometheus, found on Jupiter's moon Io, could be called the Old Faithful of the outer solar system, because its volcanic plume has been visible every time it has been observed since 1979. Image obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02505:
Close-up of Prometheus, Io (color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-08 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This pair of volcanic features on Jupiter's moon Io represents the longest active lava flow known to exist in our solar system. This image, one of the highest resolution pictures ever taken of Io, was obtained by NASA s Galileo spacecraft on July 3, 1999.
PIA02506:
Amirani-Maui: Longest Known Active Lava Flow in the Solar System
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-10-25 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The highest resolution image ever of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io, (the black and white image at top), was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 10, 1999, from an altitude of 617 kilometers (417 miles).
PIA02507:
Highest Resolution Image Ever Obtained of Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-11-04 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This is a high-resolution image of part of Prometheus, an active volcano on Jupiter's volcanic moon Io. The image was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 10, 1999, during its close flyby of Io.
PIA02508:
Galileo Discovers Caldera at Prometheus Volcano, Io
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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
Solid-State Imaging
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Brightly glowing lava from the volcano Pele is seen in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it receded from its close flyby of Jupiter's moon Io in October, 1999.
PIA02510:
Pele's Glow
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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 1999-11-19 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This collage of images shows the dizzying rate of geologic activity at one of the many erupting volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io, as viewed by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during the closest-ever Io flyby on October 10, 1999.
PIA02512:
Ongoing Geologic Activity at Prometheus Volcano, Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-11-19 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Unusual mountains on Jupiter's moon Io are shown in these images that were captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its close Io flyby. The top four pictures show four different mountains at resolutions of about 500 meters per picture element.
PIA02513:
Collapsing Mountains on 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
Solid-State Imaging
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This pair of images depicts the magic worked by JPL engineers to repair radiation damage to images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft camera during an October 10 close flyby of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io.
PIA02517:
Reconstruction of Scrambled Io Images
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image of Jupiter's moon Io, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 25, 1999, shows a bright lava flow with a distinct dark channel in the middle.
PIA02518:
Bright Channelized Lava Flows on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of images collected by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1999 shows a fountain of lava spewing above the surface of Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA02519:
Lava Fountains on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its close flyby of Jupiter's moon Io shows some curious mountains. The Sun is illuminating the scene from the left, and because it is setting, exaggerates the shadows cast by the mountains.
PIA02520:
Mountains on Io
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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 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
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This false-color infrared image of the Sunlit disk of Jupiter's moon Io was taken at the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility at Mauna Kea, Hawaii, a few hours after a November 25, 1999 close Io flyby by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02522:
Earth-Based Observations of a Fire Fountain on Io
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These false-color images of Io and Jupiter were taken with the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility at Mauna Kea, Hawaii, as part of a campaign to support closeup Io observations by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02523:
Earth-based images of the Fall 1999 Loki Eruption
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
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Like a terrestrial weather map, this map made by the photopolarimeter-radiometer onboard NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows how temperatures vary across the surface of Jupiter's moon Io. In this case temperatures are due to volcanic activity, not weather.
PIA02524:
Galileo PPR Temperature Maps of Loki in October 1999
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-17 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of images collected by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1999 shows a fountain of lava spewing above the surface of Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA02525:
Interpreted Lava Fountains on Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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This picture of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io combines high-resolution black and white images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 10, 1999, with lower resolution color images taken by Galileo on July 3, 1999.
PIA02526:
Ionian Mountains and Calderas, in Color
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Solid-State Imaging
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The Zal Patera region of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io is shown in this combination of high-resolution black and white images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 25, 1999 and lower resolution color images taken by Galileo on July 3, 1999.
PIA02527:
Zal Patera, Io, in color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-19 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Lava flows similar to those found in Hawaii are seen in the black and white image at top, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. It is one of the highest resolution images ever obtained of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io.
PIA02533:
Highest Resolution of Lava Flows on Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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Volcanic calderas, lava flows and cliffs are seen in this false color image of a region near the south pole of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io, created by combining a black and white image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft with lower resolution color images.
PIA02534:
Terrain near Io's South Pole, in Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-18 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Culann Patera, one of the most colorful volcanic centers on Io, is the centerpiece of this mosaic of the best high-resolution, color view of Io yet returned by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02535:
Culann Patera, Io, in False Color
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Solid-State Imaging
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This very high resolution mosaic shows the complex collection of lava flows, pits, domes, and possibly rafted plates of lava on Io. The images were taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 11, 1999 during its 24th orbit.
PIA02536:
1997 Lava Flows Near Pillan Patera, Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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This mosaic of images shows a portion of a long lava flow that appeared during the 17 years between flybys of Io by NASA's Voyager and Galileo spacecraft. Images are high resolution and were acquired by Galileo on October 11, 1999 during its 24th orbit.
PIA02537:
Lava Flows at Zamama, Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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These images illustrate just how quickly the surface of Io is changing. The image on the left shows lava flows from the volcano Prometheus as seen by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on October 11, 1999 on its 24th orbit (I24).
PIA02538:
Changes Observed in Just 4.5 Months at Prometheus, Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft observed this volcano, Emakong Patera, a large, dark caldera from which numerous bright flows extend out in all directions. Unlike many of the other volcanoes on Io, high-temperature material has never been observed at Emakong.
PIA02539:
Bright Lava Flows at Emakong Patera, Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft acquired the images in this mosaic of Hi-iaka Patera (the irregularly shaped, dark depression at the center of the image) and two nearby mountains on November 25, 1999 during its 25th orbit.
PIA02540:
Rifting at Hi'iaka Patera, Io?
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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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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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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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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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Solid-State Imaging
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft caught this volcanic eruption in action on Jupiter's moon Io on November 25, 1999. This mosaic shows Tvashtar Catena, a chain of calderas, in enhanced color.
PIA02545:
Eruption at Tvashtar Catena, Io, in Color
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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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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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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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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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Solid-State Imaging
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An active volcanic eruption on Jupiter's moon Io was captured in this image taken on February 22, 2000 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Tvashtar Catena, a chain of giant volcanic calderas, where an energetic eruption caught in action in November 1999.
PIA02550:
Ongoing Volcanic Eruption at Tvashtar Catena, Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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Detail of one of the calderas, or collapsed volcanic craters, on Jupiter's moon Io, is seen in these images acquired on February 22, 2000by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Taken from a distance of 700 to 800 kilometers (roughly 400 to 500 miles).
PIA02551:
Snapshots of Chaac: Io's Calderas Up Close
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Solid-State Imaging
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This stereo image illustrates the topography of the Tvashtar Catena region on Jupiter's moon Io. It was created by combining two different views of Tvashtar taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on November 25, 1999 and February 22, 2000.
PIA02552:
Stereo Image of Tvashtar Catena, Io
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This stereo image of Jupiter's moon Io shows the topography of a region on Io that includes the Zal Patera feature and a mountain or plateau that borders it to the west. It was created by combining two different views taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02553:
Stereo Image of Zal Patera and Neighboring Mountain, Io
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Solid-State Imaging
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This image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows one of many mountains on Jupiter's moon Io. The image was made by combining a recent high-resolution, black and white image with earlier low-resolution color data to provide a high-resolution, color view.
PIA02554:
Colorized View of Zal Region, Io
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This mosaic of images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 22, 2000 shows three mountains and two lava-filled depressions in the Shamshu region of Jupiter's moon Io. The dark oval feature is a depression that has been resurfaced by lava flows.
PIA02555:
Shamshu Mons and Patera, Io
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This image, acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 22, 2000, is the highest resolution image ever taken of Io. The resolution is 5.2 meters (18 feet) per picture element.
PIA02556:
Highest-Resolution Picture of Io
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The margin of the lava flow field associated with the Prometheus volcanic plume on Jupiter's moon Io is seen in this image, acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 22, 2000. The image has a resolution of 12 meters (39 feet) per picture element.
PIA02557:
Lava Flows and Ridged Plains at Prometheus, Io
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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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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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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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This mosaic of images acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 22, 2000, shows the highest resolution view ever obtained of the surface of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io, 5 to 6 meters (16 to 20 feet) per picture element.
PIA02562:
Very High Resolution View of Io's Surface
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A hot, active volcanic crater named Camaxtli Patera (large feature to the right) is shown in this image of Jupiter's moon Io taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 22, 2000.
PIA02563:
Camaxtli Patera, An Active Volcanic Center on Io
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This composite of images, all acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, contains three views at three different image resolutions of the volcano Prometheus on Jupiter's moon Io. The upper mosaic consists of eight high-resolution frames.
PIA02564:
Io's Prometheus Volcano at Various Resolutions
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Prometheus is the 'Old Faithful' of the many volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io. A broad, umbrella-shaped plume of gas and dust has been spotted above Prometheus by NASA's Voyager and Galileo spacecraft every time the viewing conditions have been favorable.
PIA02565:
Sources of Volcanic Plumes Near Prometheus
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Most of the 12 images in this mosaic were taken on February 22, 2000, by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. It has been merged with lower-resolution color data acquired by Galileo during the summer of 1999.
PIA02566:
Io's Chain of Craters
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This mosaic combines images collected in February 2000 and the summer of 1999 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft to highlight new details of the longest active lava flow known in the solar system.
PIA02567:
Giant Lava Flow on Io, in Color
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This high-resolution mosaic of images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows lava flows, bright streaks, and ridged plains at the northern margin of the lava flow field at the volcanic center Prometheus on Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA02568:
Galileo Takes a Close-up Look at Prometheus
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This pair of images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft captures a dynamic eruption at Tvashtar Catena, a chain of volcanic bowls on Jupiter's moon Io. They show a change in the location of hot lava over a period of a few months in 1999 and early 2000.
PIA02584:
Eruption at Tvashtar Catena on Io
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These images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show changes in the largest active field lava flows in the solar system, the Amirani lava flow on Jupiter's moon Io. Scientists have identified 23 distinct new flows by comparing the two images.
PIA02585:
Amirani's Big Lava Flow on Io
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Images taken at different times and from different positions by NASA's Galileo spacecraft provide information about the three-dimensional structure of a large mountain named Tohil Mons on Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA02586:
Tohil Mons, Io
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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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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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Backlit views show a giant volcanic plume as a bulge on the crescent edge of Jupiter's moon Io, and more fully lit views reveal rings where sulfur-rich plume material has fallen back to the ground, in images captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02592:
Northern Plume and Plume Deposits on Io
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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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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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In this view from NASA's Galileo spacecraft in 2001, the Pele hot spot on Jupiter's moon Io shows a complex pattern of areas glowing in the dark, including areas likely to be fresh overturning of a lava lake's crust.
PIA02596:
Io's Pele Glowing in the Dark
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A cliff slumps outward in these high-resolution views that NASA's Galileo spacecraft captured the edge of a mountain named Telegonus Mensa on Jupiter's moon Io.
PIA02597:
Slumping Cliff on Io in High Resolution
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Clues about how lava spreads great distances on Jupiter's volcanic moon Io come from high-resolution views taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft of a lava channel flowing out of Emakong Patera near Io's equator.
PIA02598:
Lava Channel at Io's Emakong Patera
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Wonderful colors in a volcanic crater named Tupan Patera on Jupiter's moon Io, as seen in this image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft, show varied results of lava interacting with sulfur-rich materials.
PIA02599:
Colorful Tupan Patera, Io
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Scientists pointed NASA's Galileo spacecraft camera at the Tohil region of Jupiter's moon Io to investigate the curious relationship between Io's mountains and its volcanoes.
PIA03527:
Detailed View of Mountain and Craters at Tohil, Io
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These images of an area called Telegonus Mensa on Jupiter's moon Io, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001, reveal a complex interplay of geologic processes.
PIA03528:
Collapsing Cliff at Telegonus Mensa, Io
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This mosaic of Tvashtar Catena on Jupiter's moon Io, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001, completes a series of views depicting changes in the region over a period of nearly two years. A catena is a chain of volcanic craters.
PIA03529:
Galileo's Last View of Tvashtar, Io
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Light from the setting Sun falls across the Loki volcanic region on Jupiter's moon Io in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001. The image was taken to examine the relative depths and heights of features in the region.
PIA03530:
Galileo's Best View of Loki Volcano on Io
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The source area of what had been a towering volcanic plume two months earlier lies in the far-right frame of this mosaic of images taken of Jupiter's moon Io by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001.
PIA03531:
New plume vent near Zamama, Io
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This image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2001, near the equator of Jupiter's moon Io shows the contrast in volcanism styles found on Io. The central feature is a large patera, or volcanic depression, almost 100 kilometers (60 miles) long.
PIA03532:
Volcanic Depression and Shield Volcano, Io
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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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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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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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Dramatic shadows across a mountainous landscape on Jupiter's moon Io reveal details of the topography around a peak named Tohil Mons in this mosaic created from images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in October 2001.
PIA03600:
Tall Mountain, Tohil Mons, on Io
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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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