Europa Transiting Geometry

Europa Transiting Geometry

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News release ID: STScI-2016-33
Release Date: Sep 26, 2016
Image Use: Copyright
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This diagram shows how the plumes on Europa are seen in silhouette as the moon moves across the face of Jupiter. Europa makes a complete orbit of Jupiter in just 3.5 Earth days.


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Annotated, Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Jupiter, Moons, Solar System

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NASA, ESA, and A. Feild (STScI)