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JunoCam sees an eruption on Io

JunoCam sees an eruption on Io

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JunoCam sees an eruption on Io
JunoCam acquired 3 images of Io that show a volcanic plume. The erupting volcano is on the night side of Io, but its plume rises into daylight. This image was composited from red-, green-, and blue-filter images. It was taken on 21 December 2018 at 12:20 UTC, with the Juno spacecraft approximately 300,000 kilometers from Io.

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

Original image data dated on or about December 21, 2018

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