Photo Composite of Suspected Water Plumes on Europa (Annotated)
Photo Composite of Suspected Water Plumes on Europa (Annotated)
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News release ID: STScI-2016-33
Release Date: Sep 26, 2016
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

This composite image includes data from Hubble’s Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph, which shows suspected plumes of water vapor erupting at the 7 o'clock position off the limb of Jupiter's moon Europa. The image of Europa, superimposed on the Hubble data, is assembled from data from the Galileo and Voyager missions.


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Annotated, Astronomical, Hubble Telescope, Moons, Solar System

Credits

NASA, ESA, W. Sparks (STScI), the USGS Astrogeology Science Center, and Z. Levay (STScI)