The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Io with Sulfur Dioxide Frost
Filed under Jupiter's moons, Io, pretty pictures, Galileo
Io seen by Galileo in 1997. The anti-Jupiter side, on the right in this image, has much more extensive patches of white sulfur dioxide frost, and also a much thicker atmosphere, than the yellower Jupiter-facing side, on the left.
NASA / JPL
Original image data dated on or about April 4, 1997
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