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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Io, with Pillan erupting

Filed under Jupiter's moons, Io, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Galileo, best of, global views

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Io, with Pillan erupting Galileo captured this global view of Io in 1997. A fuzzy puff off the left side of the disk is the actively erupting volcano Pillan.

NASA / JPL / color composite by Jason Perry

Copyright holder: Jason Perry

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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 June 28, 1997

 

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