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Tvashtar erupting -- the movie

Emily Lakdawalla • May 15, 2007

I practically fell out of my chair when I saw this movie.

Io and Europa glimpsed by a retreating New Horizons

Emily Lakdawalla • April 02, 2007

This image is beautiful for many reasons. It was captured by the MVIC imaging spectrometer, part of the Ralph instrument, on New Horizons, as it left the Jupiter system on March 2, 2007.

Io erupts, in color

Emily Lakdawalla • March 28, 2007

The last one of New Horizons imaging instruments has finally checked in with a lovely image from the Jupiter flyby

Another amazing Io image from New Horizons

Emily Lakdawalla • March 13, 2007

The Tvashtar eruption continues to amaze. All this time between Galileo and New Horizons, Io's volcanoes have probably continually produced spectacular eruptions like these.

New Horizons sees Io erupting!

Emily Lakdawalla • February 27, 2007

There were two new pictures posted on the New Horizons Science Operations Center website this morning, of Io, and if you enhance the images a bit, there are two clear volcanic plumes visible on the limb -- Tvashtar and Prometheus are active!

New Horizons Jupiter Encounter Timeline

Emily Lakdawalla • January 31, 2007

A year after its launch on January 19, 2006, New Horizons is fast closing in on Jupiter, the first target on its near decade-long journey. On February 28 the spacecraft will approach to within 2.3 million kilometers (1.4 million miles) of Jupiter before speeding along on to its way to the edge of the solar system.

New Horizons' raw images are now online

Emily Lakdawalla • January 23, 2007

I got an email from John Spencer this morning telling me that the mission had posted all of New Horizons' most recently acquired images on the mission website.

New Horizons is targeting Jupiter!

Emily Lakdawalla • January 10, 2007

New Horizons' Jupiter encounter is officially underway!

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