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Half-phase Io

Half-phase Io

NASA / JPL / UA / color composite by Jason Perry

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.

Original image data dated on or about May 7, 1997

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