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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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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 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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Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-11-29 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The heavily cratered portion of the surface of Jupiter's moon Callisto, seen in this image recorded by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, resembles most of Callisto that's been seen in high resolution.
PIA02593:
Opposite Side of Callisto from Valhalla Impact
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-11-27 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-11-27 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Io's Pele Glowing in the Dark
PIA02596:
Io's Pele Glowing in the Dark
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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 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 2001-10-04 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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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 2001-08-22 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Bright scars on a darker surface testify to a long history of impacts on Jupiter's moon Callisto in this image of Callisto from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA03456:
Global Callisto in Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-22 Callisto Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The highest-resolution views ever obtained of any of Jupiter's moons, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in May 2001, reveal numerous bright, sharp knobs covering a portion of Jupiter's moon Callisto.
PIA03455:
Callisto Close-up with Jagged Hills
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-07-21 Jupiter Hubble Space Telescope
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This is a spectacular NASA Hubble Space Telescope close-up view of an electric-blue aurora that is eerily glowing one half billion miles away on the giant planet Jupiter.
PIA03155:
Satellite Footprints Seen in Jupiter Aurora
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-07-16 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This frame from a global movie of 70 days of Jupiter's cloud movements photographed by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows that zones of eastward and westward winds cover the planet virtually from pole to pole.
PIA03454:
70 Days of Jupiter Winds Animation Icon
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Persistent polar storms and zonal winds on Jupiter can be seen in this magnified quadrant from a movie projecting images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft as if the viewer were looking down at Jupiter's north pole and the planet were flattened.
PIA03453:
Jupiter Polar Winds Movie Blowup Animation Icon
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Bands of eastward and westward winds on Jupiter appear as concentric rotating circles in this frame from a movie composed of NASA Cassini spacecraft images that have been re-projected as if the viewer were looking down at Jupiter's north pole.
PIA03452:
Jupiter Polar Winds Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-06-22 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Europa, a moon of Jupiter, appears as a thick crescent in this enhanced-color image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft, which has been orbiting Jupiter since 1995. The view combines images taken in violet, green and near-infrared filters in 1998 and 1995.
PIA02590:
Europa's Frozen Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 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 2001-05-31 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
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On January 15, 2001, 17 days after it passed its closest approach to Jupiter, NASA's Cassini spacecraft looked back to see the giant planet as a thinning crescent.
PIA03451:
Cassini's Farewell to Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-31 Io Cassini-Huygens
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During an eclipse of Jupiter's moon Io on January 1, 2001, NASA's Cassini spacecraft recorded glows from auroras and volcanoes on Io.
PIA03450:
Io Color Eclipse Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-29 Io Cassini-Huygens
Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Two tall volcanic plumes and the rings of red material they have deposited onto surrounding surface areas appear in images taken of Jupiter's moon Io by NASA's Galileo and Cassini spacecraft in late December 2000 and early January 2001.
PIA02588:
Galileo and Cassini Image Two Giant Plumes on Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-13 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This perspective view, simulating a low altitude flight over the surface of Ganymede, was made possible by topographic analysis of stereo images of the Sippar Sulcus region. Such a view was made possible when NASA's Galileo spacecraft passed Ganymede.
PIA03218:
Ganymede Topography
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Solid-State Imaging
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An irregularly shaped caldera, or pit, within the bright swath called Sippar Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede dominates this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA03217:
Caldera in Sippar Sulcus, Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-13 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Embayment of ridges and troughs in a portion of the Sippar Sulcus area of Jupiter's moon Ganymede in this image from NASA's Galileo spacecraft is interpreted as evidence that the low-lying area was filled in by flooding with low-viscosity material.
PIA03216:
Ridges and Troughs in Sippar Sulcus, Ganymede
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Solid-State Imaging
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Terrain units and topography of the area where a bright swath called Erech Sulcus intersects northern Sippar Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede are shown in these frames taken from images of Jupiter's moon Ganymede by NASA's Galileo and Voyager spacecraft.
PIA03215:
Erech Sulcus, Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-13 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These two frames, derived from images of Jupiter's moon Ganymede by NASA's Galileo and Voyager spacecraft, show bright terrain types and topography within an area called Sippar Sulcus in Ganymede's southern hemisphere.
PIA03214:
Sippar Sulcus, Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-26 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-23 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-23 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-05 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Oval-shaped auroras glow in night-side areas near Jupiter's north and south poles in these images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Jan. 13, 2001.
PIA02883:
Jupiter Night-Side Auroras, North and South
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-05 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Glowing spots of hot lava and ethereal auroral emissions are highlighted against blackness in this sequence of 48 frames captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA02882:
Io in Eclipse, Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-01-31 Himalia Cassini-Huygens
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These images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft show Himalia, the brightest of Jupiter's outer moons.
PIA02881:
Himalia, a Small Moon of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-01-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This true-color simulated view of Jupiter is composed of 4 images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on December 7, 2000.
PIA02873:
High Resolution Globe of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-01-23 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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These images from NASA's Cassini orbiter were taken through the wide angle camera near closest approach in the deep near-infrared methane band.
PIA02880:
Polarized Light from Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-01-23 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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The Galilean satellite Io floats above the cloudtops of Jupiter in this image captured by NASA's Cassini orbiter on the dawn of the new millennium, January 1, 2001.
PIA02879:
A New Year for Jupiter and Io
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-01-23 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Day and night side mages taken by NASA's Cassini on January 1, 2001 illustrating storms visible on the day side which are the sources of visible lightning when viewed on the night side.
PIA02878:
Jupiter Night and Day
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-01-23 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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These color composite frames of the mid-section of Jupiter were of narrow angle images acquired on December 31, 2000, a day after NASA's Cassini's closest approach to the planet.
PIA02877:
Jupiter in True and False Color
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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In this frame from a, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows a high-latitude area of Jupiter.
PIA02876:
Jupiter's High Latitudes
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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In this frame from a movie, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, the blue region in the center is a relatively cloud-free area where thermal radiation from warmer, deeper levels emerges.
PIA02875:
Jupiter Hot Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-31 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This image is a still frame, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows white oval storms in Jupiter's southern hemisphere that rotate counterclockwise, similar to the larger Great Red Spot.
PIA02869:
Southern Hemisphere Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
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This brief movie clip (of which the release image is a still frame), taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as it approached Jupiter, shows the motions, over a 16 hour-period, of two satellites embedded in Jupiter's ring.
PIA02872:
Satellite Rings Movie Animation Icon
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Taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, a small white spot, probably a thunderstorm, lies to the south of a larger, brown spot on Jupiter.
PIA02871:
Storm Merger on Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This image is a still frame, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows small spots slipping over each other east of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.
PIA02870:
Small Storms Near Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This image is a still frame, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows a turbulent region west of Jupiter's Great Red Spot. The small, bright white spots are believed to be thunderstorms.
PIA02868:
Turbulent Region Near Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft took narrow-angle images of Jupiter's outer atmosphere, showing the giant planet as if it were constantly bathed in sunlight.
PIA02867:
2-D Atmosphere Movie
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft took narrow-angle images of Jupiter's outer atmosphere, showing the giant planet as if it were constantly bathed in sunlight.
PIA02866:
3-D Atmosphere Movie
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-29 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft using three different filters reveal cloud structures and movements at different depths in the atmosphere around Jupiter's south pole.
PIA02865:
Jupiter Clouds in Depth
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-28 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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The frame from the first color movie of Jupiter from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows what it would look like to peel the entire globe of Jupiter, stretch it out on a wall into the form of a rectangular map, and watch its atmosphere evolve with time.
PIA02863:
Planetwide Color Movie Animation Icon
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This single frame from a color movie of Jupiter from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows what it would look like to unpeel the entire globe of Jupiter, stretch it out on a wall into the form of a rectangular map.
PIA02864:
Still from Planetwide Movie
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-23 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
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The solar system's largest moon, Ganymede, is captured here alongside the planet Jupiter in a color picture taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Dec. 3, 2000.
PIA02862:
Ganymede and Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-21 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
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One moment in an ancient, orbital dance is caught in this color picture taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Dec. 7, 2000, just as two of Jupiter's four major moons, Europa and Callisto, were nearly perfectly aligned with each other.
PIA02861:
Europa and Callisto under the Watchful Gaze of Jupiter
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These are the first pictures that NASA's Cassini spacecraft took of Jupiter's ring, a portion of which appears in each frame as an arc opening toward the right.
PIA02859:
Jupiter's Main Ring and 2 Satellites
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Jupiter's four largest satellites, including Io, the golden ornament in front of Jupiter in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA02860:
Io in Front of Jupiter
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The familiar banded appearance of Jupiter at low and middle latitudes gradually gives way to a more mottled appearance at high latitudes in this striking true color image taken Dec. 13, 2000, by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA02856:
High Latitude Mottling on Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-19 Io Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 observed Io on the far side of Jupiter in this set of images. This sequence of nine images was collected using the Green filter from about 1.2 million kilometers.
PIA02858:
Jupiter-shine' on Io Animation Icon
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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During its 1979 flyby, NASA's Voyager 2 observed Io only from a distance. However, the volcanic activity discovered by Voyager 1 months earlier was readily visible.
PIA02857:
Io Rotation Movie Animation Icon
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VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This is a frame from the original Voyager 'Blue Movie' (so named because it was built from Blue filter images). It records the approach of NASA's Voyager 1 during a period of over 60 Jupiter days.
PIA02855:
Voyager 1 "Blue Movie" Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-17 Ganymede Galileo
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A simulated flyover of an area on Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, based on images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, takes the viewer over rugged, ancient terrain that is interrupted by a bright icy swath of more recent surfacing.
PIA02583:
Arbela Sulcus Flyover Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-16 Ganymede Galileo
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft took this image of dark terrain within Nicholson Regio, near the border with Harpagia Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede. The ancient, heavily cratered dark terrain is faulted by a series of scarps.
PIA02582:
Stair-step Scarps in Dark Terrain on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-16 Ganymede Galileo
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The highest-resolution images ever obtained of Jupiter's moon Ganymede show that even smooth-looking terrain has been deformed at a fine scale. The high-resolution image taken of the bright Harpagia Sulcus area by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during a flyby.
PIA02581:
Not-so-smooth Bright Terrain of Harpagia Sulcus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-16 Ganymede Galileo
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The shallow, scalloped depression in the center of this picture from NASA's Galileo spacecraft is a caldera-like feature 5 to 20 kilometers (3 to 12 miles) wide on Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede.
PIA02580:
Caldera-like depression on Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-16 Ganymede Galileo
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These images, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on its May 20, 2000, flyby of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, illustrate the boundary and different elevations between the dark, ancient terrain of Nicholson Regio and bright, younger terrain of Harpagia Sulcus.
PIA02579:
Bright-dark boundary and topographical model
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The boundary between the bright terrain of Harpagia Sulcus and dark terrain of Nicholson Regio areas of Jupiter's moon Ganymede springs out when viewed through red/blue 3-D glasses, in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft as it flew by Ganymede.
PIA02578:
Bright-Dark Terrain Boundary in stereo
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The ancient, dark terrain of Nicholson Regio shows many large impact craters, and zones of fractures oriented generally parallel to the boundary between the dark and bright regions of Jupiter's moon Ganymede. Image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02577:
Bright-Dark Terrain Boundary, Ganymede
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This view of Arbela Sulcus, a 24-kilometer-wide (15-mile-wide) region of furrows and ridges on Jupiter's moon Ganymede, shows its relationship to the dark terrain surrounding it. NASA's Galileo spacecraft took these pictures during its flyby of Ganymede.
PIA02576:
Perspective view of Arbela Sulcus, Ganymede
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This image, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows a same-scale comparison between Arbela Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede (left) and an unnamed band on another Jovian moon, Europa (right).
PIA02575:
Comparison of Ganymede and Europa features
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This frame compares a high-resolution view of Arbela Sulcus on Jupiter's moon Ganymede (top) with the gray band Thynia Linea on another Jovian moon, Europa (bottom), shown to the same scale. Both images are from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02574:
Ganymede Feature Resembling Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-16 Ganymede Galileo
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This view of the Nicholson Regio/Arbela Sulcus region on Jupiter's moon Ganymede, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows the stark contrast between the smooth bright terrain and the surrounding highly fractured dark terrain.
PIA02573:
Regional View of Bright and Dark Terrain
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The area of Nicholson Regio and Arbela Sulcus illustrates many of the diverse terrain types on Jupiter's moon Ganymede, as seen in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02572:
Region of Ganymede with Mix of Terrains
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-16 Ganymede Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Impact craters dominate the surface down to the smallest features visible on the dark terrain of the Nicholson Regio region of Jupiter's moon Ganymede in this image taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA02571:
Ganymede Dark Terrain at High Resolution
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-12 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Dec. 1, 2000, shows details of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and other features that were not visible in images taken earlier, when Cassini was farther from Jupiter.
PIA02852:
Jupiter Eye to Io
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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This image is one of seven from the narrow-angle camera on NASA's Cassini spacecraft assembled as a brief movie of high-altitude cloud movements on Jupiter. It was taken in early October 2000.
PIA02851:
Still from High-Clouds Jupiter Movie
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-12 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Jupiter's high-altitude clouds are seen in this still image made from seven frames taken by the narrow-angle camera of NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA02850:
Movie of High Clouds on Jupiter Animation Icon
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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A four-panel frame shows a section of Jupiter's north equatorial belt viewed by NASA's Cassini spacecraft at four different wavelengths, and a separate reference frame shows the location of the belt on the planet.
PIA02838:
Northern Belt of Jupiter
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Jupiter casts a baleful eye toward the moon Ganymede in this enhanced-contrast image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA02837:
Eyeing Ganymede
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-21 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image is one frame from a movie clip of cloud motions on Jupiter, from the side of the planet opposite to the Great Red Spot. It was taken in the first week of October 2000 by the narrow-angle camera on NASA's Cassini spacecraft,
PIA02832:
Still from Processed Movie of Zonal Jets
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image is one of seven from the narrow-angle camera on NASA's Cassini spacecraft assembled as a brief movie of cloud movements on Jupiter. The smallest features visible are about 500 kilometers (about 300 miles) across.
PIA02830:
Still from Red Spot Movie
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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The view is of the opposite side of the planet from Jupiter's Great Red Spot as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA02831:
Processed Movie of Zonal Jets Animation Icon
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This frame from a movie shows counterclockwise atmospheric motion around Jupiter's Great Red Spot. Image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during seven separate rotations of Jupiter between Oct. 1 and Oct. 5, 2000.
PIA02829:
Red Spot Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-06 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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These two images, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, show Jupiter in a near-infrared wavelength, and catch Europa, one of Jupiter's largest moons, at different phases.
PIA02826:
Jupiter and Europa in Near Infrared
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This sequence of nine true-color, narrow-angle images shows the varying appearance of Jupiter as it rotated through more than a complete 360-degree turn. Image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA02825:
Nine Frames as Jupiter Turns
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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 2000-10-26 Io Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Solid-State Imaging
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-23 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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These three images of Jupiter, taken through the narrow angle camera of NASA's Cassini spacecraft from a distance of 77.6 million kilometers (48.2 million miles) on October 8, reveal more than is apparent to the naked eye through a telescope.
PIA02822:
Jupiter in blue, ultraviolet and Near Infrared
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-23 Jupiter Hubble Space Telescope
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These four images of clouds in a portion of Jupiter's southern hemisphere show steps in the consolidation of three 'white oval' storms into one over a three-year span of time. The images were obtained by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
PIA02823:
Oval Storms Merging on Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-23 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The Great Red Spot (below and right of center) seen in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a giant atmospheric storm as wide as two Earths and over 300 years old.
PIA02821:
Jupiter's Great Red Spot in Cassini Image
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-10 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This color image of Jupiter was taken by the camera onboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft when it was 81.3 million kilometers (50.5 million miles) from the planet.
PIA02972:
Jupiter in Color, by Cassini
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image of Jupiter was taken by NASA's Cassini Imaging Science narrow angle camera through the blue filter (centered at 445 nanometers) on October 1, 2000, 15:26 UTC at a distance of 84.1million km from Jupiter.
PIA02666:
Cassini "First-Look" Images of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-25 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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The image on the left shows a region of Europa's crust made up of blocks which are thought to have broken apart and 'rafted' into new positions. These images were obtained by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
PIA03002:
Blocks in the Europan Crust Provide More Evidence of Subterranean Ocean
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-25 J Rings Galileo
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NASA's Galileo spacecraft acquired this mosaic of Jupiter's ring system when the spacecraft was in Jupiter's shadow looking back toward the Sun. Jupiter's ring system is composed of three parts: a gossamer ring, a flat main ring, and a donut-shaped halo.
PIA03001:
Jovian Ring System Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-25 Jupiter Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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True-color (left) and false-color (right) mosaics of Jupiter's northern hemisphere between 10 and 50 degrees latitude. This image was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on April 3, 1997 at a distance of 1.4 million kilometers.
PIA03000:
Atmospheric Motion in Jupiter's Northern Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-11 Europa Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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This image, acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on September 26, 1998, shows features on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa that a scientific report published today interprets as signs of compressive folding.
PIA02960:
Folds on Europa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-03 Ganymede Galileo
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Cutaway views of the possible internal structures of the Galilean satellites. Ganymede at lower left, Callisto at lower right, Io on upper left, and Europa on upper right in a combined biew from NASA's Galileo and Voyager spacecraft.
PIA01082:
Possible Internal Structures of the Galilean Satellites
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