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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Glowing Tvashtar

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

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Glowing Tvashtar New Horizons captured this view of a crescent Io on March 1, 2007, 19 hours after its losest approach to Jupiter. The dayside is deliberately overexposed to bring out faint details in the plumes and on the moon's night side. The plume erupting 330 kilome

NASA / JHUAPL / SwRI

Original image data dated on or about March 1, 2007

 

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