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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

A plume on Io

Filed under Jupiter's moons, New Horizons, Io, pretty pictures

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A plume on Io The Tvashtar plume (right image, 11 o'clock) as seen from New Horizons on February 26th, in the first picture returned from the spacecraft during the close approach phase. The left image is a shorter exposure designed to look at Io's surface.


Original image data dated on or about February 26, 2007.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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