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This mosaic of images includes the most detailed view of the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa obtained by NASA's Galileo mission.
This mosaic of images includes the most detailed view of the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa obtained by NASA's Galileo mission.

Highest-resolution Europa Image & Mosaic from Galileo

This mosaic of images includes the most detailed view of the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa obtained by NASA's Galileo mission.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
Instrument: Solid-State Imaging
ID#: PIA21431
Added: 2017-02-08

Views: 499

Highest-resolution Europa Image & Mosaic from Galileo

This mosaic of images includes the most detailed view of the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa obtained by NASA's Galileo mission.

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This artist's rendering illustrates a conceptual design for a potential future mission to land a robotic probe on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.
This artist's rendering illustrates a conceptual design for a potential future mission to land a robotic probe on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.

Europa Lander Mission Concept (Artist's Rendering)

This artist's rendering illustrates a conceptual design for a potential future mission to land a robotic probe on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.

Target: Europa
ID#: PIA21048
Added: 2017-02-08

Views: 499

Europa Lander Mission Concept (Artist's Rendering)

This artist's rendering illustrates a conceptual design for a potential future mission to land a robotic probe on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.

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This enhanced-color view obtained on September 25, 1998 from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows an intricate pattern of linear fractures on the icy surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.
This enhanced-color view obtained on September 25, 1998 from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows an intricate pattern of linear fractures on the icy surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.

Europa's Varied Surface Features

This enhanced-color view obtained on September 25, 1998 from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows an intricate pattern of linear fractures on the icy surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
Instrument: Solid-State Imaging
ID#: PIA20028
Added: 2016-05-17

Views: 4284

Europa's Varied Surface Features

This enhanced-color view obtained on September 25, 1998 from NASA's Galileo spacecraft shows an intricate pattern of linear fractures on the icy surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.

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This artist's rendering shows NASA's Europa mission spacecraft, which is being developed for a launch sometime in the 2020s.
This artist's rendering shows NASA's Europa mission spacecraft, which is being developed for a launch sometime in the 2020s.

Europa Mission Spacecraft - Artist's Rendering

This artist's rendering shows NASA's Europa mission spacecraft, which is being developed for a launch sometime in the 2020s.

Target: Europa
Mission: Europa
ID#: PIA20025
Added: 2016-04-20

Views: 1535

Europa Mission Spacecraft - Artist's Rendering

This artist's rendering shows NASA's Europa mission spacecraft, which is being developed for a launch sometime in the 2020s.

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The puzzling, fascinating surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa looms large in images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
The puzzling, fascinating surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa looms large in images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.

Europa's Stunning Surface

The puzzling, fascinating surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa looms large in images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
ID#: PIA19048
Added: 2014-11-21

Views: 358604

Europa's Stunning Surface

The puzzling, fascinating surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa looms large in images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.

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Scientists have found evidence of plate tectonics on Jupiter's moon Europa. This conceptual illustration of the subduction process.
Scientists have found evidence of plate tectonics on Jupiter's moon Europa. This conceptual illustration of the subduction process.

Plate Tectonics on Europa

Scientists have found evidence of plate tectonics on Jupiter's moon Europa. This conceptual illustration of the subduction process.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
ID#: PIA18428
Added: 2014-09-08

Views: 3992

Plate Tectonics on Europa

Scientists have found evidence of plate tectonics on Jupiter's moon Europa. This conceptual illustration of the subduction process.

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This colorized image of Europa is a product of clear-filter grayscale data from one orbit of NASA's Galileo spacecraft, combined with lower-resolution color data taken on a different orbit.
This colorized image of Europa is a product of clear-filter grayscale data from one orbit of NASA's Galileo spacecraft, combined with lower-resolution color data taken on a different orbit.

Reddish Bands on Europa

This colorized image of Europa is a product of clear-filter grayscale data from one orbit of NASA's Galileo spacecraft, combined with lower-resolution color data taken on a different orbit.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
Instrument: Solid-State Imaging
ID#: PIA18413
Added: 2014-07-08

Views: 11451

Reddish Bands on Europa

This colorized image of Europa is a product of clear-filter grayscale data from one orbit of NASA's Galileo spacecraft, combined with lower-resolution color data taken on a different orbit.

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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.
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.

Source Region for Possible Europa Plumes

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.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo, Voyager
ID#: PIA18030
Added: 2014-02-26

Views: 2658

Source Region for Possible Europa Plumes

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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This view of Cilix impact crater on Europa was created in 2013 using 3-D stereo images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, combined with advanced image processing techniques.
This view of Cilix impact crater on Europa was created in 2013 using 3-D stereo images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, combined with advanced image processing techniques.

3-D Cilix Crater on Europa

This view of Cilix impact crater on Europa was created in 2013 using 3-D stereo images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, combined with advanced image processing techniques.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
ID#: PIA17851
Added: 2014-01-07

Views: 2349

3-D Cilix Crater on Europa

This view of Cilix impact crater on Europa was created in 2013 using 3-D stereo images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, combined with advanced image processing techniques.

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This graphic shows the location of water vapor detected over Europa's south pole in observations taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in December 2012. This is the first strong evidence of water plumes erupting off Europa's surface.
This graphic shows the location of water vapor detected over Europa's south pole in observations taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in December 2012. This is the first strong evidence of water plumes erupting off Europa's surface.

Water Vapor Over Europa

This graphic shows the location of water vapor detected over Europa's south pole in observations taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in December 2012. This is the first strong evidence of water plumes erupting off Europa's surface.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo, Hubble Space Telescope, Voyager
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter, Voyager 1
ID#: PIA17660
Added: 2013-12-12

Views: 4408

Water Vapor Over Europa

This graphic shows the location of water vapor detected over Europa's south pole in observations taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in December 2012. This is the first strong evidence of water plumes erupting off Europa's surface.

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This is an artist's concept of a plume of water vapor thought to be ejected off the frigid, icy surface of the Jovian moon Europa, located about 500 million miles (800 million kilometers) from the sun.
This is an artist's concept of a plume of water vapor thought to be ejected off the frigid, icy surface of the Jovian moon Europa, located about 500 million miles (800 million kilometers) from the sun.

Artist's Concept of Europa Water Vapor Plume

This is an artist's concept of a plume of water vapor thought to be ejected off the frigid, icy surface of the Jovian moon Europa, located about 500 million miles (800 million kilometers) from the sun.

Target: Europa
Mission: Hubble Space Telescope
ID#: PIA17659
Added: 2013-12-12

Views: 4414

Artist's Concept of Europa Water Vapor Plume

This is an artist's concept of a plume of water vapor thought to be ejected off the frigid, icy surface of the Jovian moon Europa, located about 500 million miles (800 million kilometers) from the sun.

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This image, using data from NASA's Galileo mission, shows the first detection of clay-like minerals on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.
This image, using data from NASA's Galileo mission, shows the first detection of clay-like minerals on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.

Clay Prints on Europa

This image, using data from NASA's Galileo mission, shows the first detection of clay-like minerals on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
Instrument: Near Infra-Red Mapping Spectrometer
ID#: PIA17658
Added: 2013-12-11

Views: 3559

Clay Prints on Europa

This image, using data from NASA's Galileo mission, shows the first detection of clay-like minerals on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.

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This artist's concept shows a possible explosion resulting from a high-speed collision between a space rock and Jupiter's moon Europa.
This artist's concept shows a possible explosion resulting from a high-speed collision between a space rock and Jupiter's moon Europa.

Hit Hard: Possible Collision at Europa (Artist's Concept)

This artist's concept shows a possible explosion resulting from a high-speed collision between a space rock and Jupiter's moon Europa.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
ID#: PIA17657
Added: 2013-12-11

Views: 3176

Hit Hard: Possible Collision at Europa (Artist's Concept)

This artist's concept shows a possible explosion resulting from a high-speed collision between a space rock and Jupiter's moon Europa.

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This enhanced color image shows cracks and ridges on Europa's surface that reveal a detailed geologic history. The view was captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 2, 1999.
This enhanced color image shows cracks and ridges on Europa's surface that reveal a detailed geologic history. The view was captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 2, 1999.

Cracks and Ridges on Europa

This enhanced color image shows cracks and ridges on Europa's surface that reveal a detailed geologic history. The view was captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 2, 1999.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
Instrument: Solid-State Imaging
ID#: PIA17737
Added: 2013-11-25

Views: 4750

Cracks and Ridges on Europa

This enhanced color image shows cracks and ridges on Europa's surface that reveal a detailed geologic history. The view was captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft on February 2, 1999.

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This graphic of Jupiter's moon Europa maps a relationship between the amount of energy deposited onto the moon from charged-particle bombardment and chemical contents of ice deposits.
This graphic of Jupiter's moon Europa maps a relationship between the amount of energy deposited onto the moon from charged-particle bombardment and chemical contents of ice deposits.

Energy From Above Affecting Surface of Europa

This graphic of Jupiter's moon Europa maps a relationship between the amount of energy deposited onto the moon from charged-particle bombardment and chemical contents of ice deposits.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
Instrument: Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
ID#: PIA16921
Added: 2013-04-12

Views: 2862

Energy From Above Affecting Surface of Europa

This graphic of Jupiter's moon Europa maps a relationship between the amount of energy deposited onto the moon from charged-particle bombardment and chemical contents of ice deposits.

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This view of Jupiter's moon Europa features several regional-resolution mosaics overlaid on a lower resolution global view for context. The regional views were obtained during several different flybys of the moon by NASA's Galileo mission.
This view of Jupiter's moon Europa features several regional-resolution mosaics overlaid on a lower resolution global view for context. The regional views were obtained during several different flybys of the moon by NASA's Galileo mission.

Repeated Flybys Yield a Pole-to-Pole View of Europa

This view of Jupiter's moon Europa features several regional-resolution mosaics overlaid on a lower resolution global view for context. The regional views were obtained during several different flybys of the moon by NASA's Galileo mission.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
Instrument: Solid-State Imaging
ID#: PIA16827
Added: 2013-03-05

Views: 7904

Repeated Flybys Yield a Pole-to-Pole View of Europa

This view of Jupiter's moon Europa features several regional-resolution mosaics overlaid on a lower resolution global view for context. The regional views were obtained during several different flybys of the moon by NASA's Galileo mission.

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Based on new evidence from Jupiter's moon Europa, astronomers hypothesize that chloride salts bubble up from its global liquid ocean and reach the frozen surface where they are bombarded with sulfur from volcanoes on Jupiter's innermost large moon, Io.
Based on new evidence from Jupiter's moon Europa, astronomers hypothesize that chloride salts bubble up from its global liquid ocean and reach the frozen surface where they are bombarded with sulfur from volcanoes on Jupiter's innermost large moon, Io.

Taste of the Ocean on Europa's Surface (Artist's Concept)

Based on new evidence from Jupiter's moon Europa, astronomers hypothesize that chloride salts bubble up from its global liquid ocean and reach the frozen surface where they are bombarded with sulfur from volcanoes on Jupiter's innermost large moon, Io.

Target: Europa
ID#: PIA16826
Added: 2013-03-05

Views: 5502

Taste of the Ocean on Europa's Surface (Artist's Concept)

Based on new evidence from Jupiter's moon Europa, astronomers hypothesize that chloride salts bubble up from its global liquid ocean and reach the frozen surface where they are bombarded with sulfur from volcanoes on Jupiter's innermost large moon, Io.

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In this image, Europa is seen in a cutaway view through two cycles of its 3.5 day orbit about the giant planet Jupiter. Like Earth, Europa is thought to have an iron core, a rocky mantle and a surface ocean of salty water. Animation available at the Photo
In this image, Europa is seen in a cutaway view through two cycles of its 3.5 day orbit about the giant planet Jupiter. Like Earth, Europa is thought to have an iron core, a rocky mantle and a surface ocean of salty water. Animation available at the Photo

Europa Tide Movie

In this image, Europa is seen in a cutaway view through two cycles of its 3.5 day orbit about the giant planet Jupiter. Like Earth, Europa is thought to have an iron core, a rocky mantle and a surface ocean of salty water. Animation available at the Photo

Target: Europa
ID#: PIA10149
Added: 2007-12-13

Views: 5047

Europa Tide Movie

In this image, Europa is seen in a cutaway view through two cycles of its 3.5 day orbit about the giant planet Jupiter. Like Earth, Europa is thought to have an iron core, a rocky mantle and a surface ocean of salty water. Animation available at the Photo

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Scientists are all but certain that Europa has an ocean underneath its icy surface, but they do not know how thick this ice might be. This artist concept illustrates two possible cut-away views through Europa's ice shell.
Scientists are all but certain that Europa has an ocean underneath its icy surface, but they do not know how thick this ice might be. This artist concept illustrates two possible cut-away views through Europa's ice shell.

Thick or Thin Ice Shell on Europa?

Scientists are all but certain that Europa has an ocean underneath its icy surface, but they do not know how thick this ice might be. This artist concept illustrates two possible cut-away views through Europa's ice shell.

Target: Europa
ID#: PIA10131
Added: 2007-12-13

Views: 5269

Thick or Thin Ice Shell on Europa?

Scientists are all but certain that Europa has an ocean underneath its icy surface, but they do not know how thick this ice might be. This artist concept illustrates two possible cut-away views through Europa's ice shell.

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Reddish spots and shallow pits pepper the enigmatic ridged surface of Europa in this view combining information from images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during two different orbits around Jupiter.
Reddish spots and shallow pits pepper the enigmatic ridged surface of Europa in this view combining information from images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during two different orbits around Jupiter.

Ruddy "Freckles" on Europa

Reddish spots and shallow pits pepper the enigmatic ridged surface of Europa in this view combining information from images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during two different orbits around Jupiter.

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
Instrument: Solid-State Imaging
ID#: PIA03878
Added: 2002-10-30

Views: 5412

Ruddy "Freckles" on Europa

Reddish spots and shallow pits pepper the enigmatic ridged surface of Europa in this view combining information from images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft during two different orbits around Jupiter.

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Europa Impact Crater

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
Instrument: Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
ID#: PIA02561
Added: 2000-07-10

Views: 4151

Europa Impact Crater

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Europa: Sea Salts or Battery Acid

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
Instrument: Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
ID#: PIA02529
Added: 2000-04-19

Views: 5757

Europa: Sea Salts or Battery Acid

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Sulfuric Acid on Europa

Target: Europa
Mission: Galileo
Spacecraft: Galileo Orbiter
Instrument: Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
ID#: PIA02500
Added: 1999-09-30

Views: 3955

Sulfuric Acid on Europa

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This view of Europa captured by NASA's Voyager 1 was taken from a range of 2,869,252 kilometers (1.6 million miles) on March 2 at 2:00 PM. The color composite is made from three black and white images taken through the orange, green and violet filters.
This view of Europa captured by NASA's Voyager 1 was taken from a range of 2,869,252 kilometers (1.6 million miles) on March 2 at 2:00 PM. The color composite is made from three black and white images taken through the orange, green and violet filters.

Europa from 2,869,252 Kilometers

This view of Europa captured by NASA's Voyager 1 was taken from a range of 2,869,252 kilometers (1.6 million miles) on March 2 at 2:00 PM. The color composite is made from three black and white images taken through the orange, green and violet filters.

Target: Europa
Mission: Voyager
Spacecraft: Voyager 1
Instrument: VG Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA01970
Added: 1999-06-16

Views: 68

Europa from 2,869,252 Kilometers

This view of Europa captured by NASA's Voyager 1 was taken from a range of 2,869,252 kilometers (1.6 million miles) on March 2 at 2:00 PM. The color composite is made from three black and white images taken through the orange, green and violet filters.

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The first close look ever obtained of Jupiter's satellite, Europa, was taken July 9, 1979, by NASA's Voyager 2 as the spacecraft approached the planet.
The first close look ever obtained of Jupiter's satellite, Europa, was taken July 9, 1979, by NASA's Voyager 2 as the spacecraft approached the planet.

Europa Linear Features from 246,000 kilometers

The first close look ever obtained of Jupiter's satellite, Europa, was taken July 9, 1979, by NASA's Voyager 2 as the spacecraft approached the planet.

Target: Europa
Mission: Voyager
Spacecraft: Voyager 2
Instrument: VG Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA01523
Added: 1999-03-22

Views: 70

Europa Linear Features from 246,000 kilometers

The first close look ever obtained of Jupiter's satellite, Europa, was taken July 9, 1979, by NASA's Voyager 2 as the spacecraft approached the planet.

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