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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Io on Galileo orbit I32

Filed under Jupiter's moons, Io, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Galileo

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Io on Galileo orbit I32 Galileo acquired this global view of Io on its I32 orbit on October 16, 2001. A faint blue volcanic plume is visible at the upper right of the mosaic.

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Planetshine on Io

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Planetshine on Io
The planetshine from Jupiter on Io in this Galileo I32 global view was enough to slightly light up Io's nighttime hemisphere. This image has been enhanced to emphasize the planetshine area. Unfortunately, subtle details in this area are not distinguishable due to Galileo SSI image compression.

Copyright holder: Ted Stryk

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about October 16, 2001

 

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