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Io with Sulfur Dioxide Frost

Io with Sulfur Dioxide Frost

NASA / JPL

Io with Sulfur Dioxide Frost
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.

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Original image data dated on or about April 4, 1997

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