This map composed of images NASA's Galileo and Voyager missions shows the hemisphere of Europa that might be affected by plume deposits. The view is centered at -65 degrees latitude, 183 degrees longitude.
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Source Region for Possible Europa Plumes

This reprojection of the official USGS Europa basemap is centered at the estimated source region for potential plumes that might have been detected using the Hubble Space Telescope. The view is centered at -65 degrees latitude, 183 degrees longitude.

In addition to the plume source region, the image also shows the hemisphere of Europa that might be affected by plume deposits. This map is composed of images from NASA's Galileo and Voyager missions. The black region near the south pole results from gaps in imaging coverage.

For more information about Europa, visit: http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/europa/home.cfm .

JPL is a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

Image details

ID#:
PIA18030

Date added:
2014-02-26

Target:
Europa

Mission:
Galileo, Voyager

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA18030.tif (4.68 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA18030.jpg (0.99 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute