Animation of Plumes on Europa

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Duration: 10 seconds

This is an artist's concept of the moon Europa, at right, with water-ice plumes erupting from its limb at the 7 o'clock position. In the background is Jupiter's orange, volcanic moon Io. Io's shadow appears in the center of Jupiter's face, left.


Tags
Artwork, Jupiter, Moons, Solar System

Credits

NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)

Publication: September 26, 2016


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