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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Half-phase Io

Filed under Jupiter's moons, Io, pretty pictures, Galileo

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Half-phase Io Galileo captured the images for this view of a half-phase Io on May 7, 1997. The volcano Prometheus is visibly erupting at the equator on the limb at right. The view is composed of three images captured through red, green, and blue filters.

NASA / JPL / UA / color composite by Jason Perry

Original image data dated on or about May 7, 1997


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