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Io, with Pillan erupting
Filed under Jupiter's moons, Io, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Galileo, best of, global views
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
Original image data dated on or about June 28, 1997.
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