The puzzling, fascinating surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa looms large in images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
Add image to your album
Email this page Post this page to your Facebook wall Tweet this page

Europa's Stunning Surface

Fullscreen download sizes:
800 x 600
1024 x 768
1280 x 1024
1600 x 1200

Widescreen download sizes:
1280 x 800
1440 x 900
1920 x 1200

Applying Wallpaper:
1. Click on the screen resolution you would like to use.
2. Right-click on the image (control-click on a Mac) and select the option 'Set the Background' or 'Set as Wallpaper' (or similar).

Note, the most common screen resolutions are:

Fullscreen: 1024x768 and 1280x1024
Widescreen: 1280x800 and 1440x900

Wallpaper Categories

Choose from the categories in the tabs below. Click on each thumbnail image to preview the JPL wallpaper above.

Featured (208)
Sun (151)
Mercury (65)
Venus (135)
Earth (1369)
Mars (4839)
Jupiter (426)
Saturn (1587)
Uranus (59)
Neptune (86)
Dwarf Planets (691)
Asteroids & Comets (655)
The Universe (979)
Spacecraft & Technology (3)

Related Images

  • The image from NASA's Juno spacecraft highlights a massive counterclockwise rotating storm that appears as a white oval in the gas giant's southern hemisphere.
    The image from NASA's Juno spacecraft highlights a massive counterclockwise rotating storm that appears as a white oval in the gas giant's southern hemisphere.

    Jovian Cloud Tops

    Add image to your album
    This image, taken by the JunoCam imager on NASA's Juno spacecraft, highlights a feature on Jupiter where multiple atmospheric conditions appear to collide.
    This image, taken by the JunoCam imager on NASA's Juno spacecraft, highlights a feature on Jupiter where multiple atmospheric conditions appear to collide.

    When Jovian Light and Dark Collide

    Add image to your album
    These images of the surface of the Jovian moon Europa, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, focus on a 'region of interest' on the icy moon.
    These images of the surface of the Jovian moon Europa, taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, focus on a 'region of interest' on the icy moon.

    Europa's Plumes Located near 'Warm Spot' on Europa

    Add image to your album
    This image of Jupiter's icy satellite Europa shows surface features such as domes and ridges, as well as a region of disrupted terrain including crustal plates which are thought to have broken apart and 'rafted' into new positions.
    This image of Jupiter's icy satellite Europa shows surface features such as domes and ridges, as well as a region of disrupted terrain including crustal plates which are thought to have broken apart and 'rafted' into new positions.

    Europa "Ice Rafts" in Local and Color Context

    Add image to your album
    This graphic shows a new radiation zone NASA's Juno spacecraft detected surrounding Jupiter, located just above the atmosphere near the equator.
    This graphic shows a new radiation zone NASA's Juno spacecraft detected surrounding Jupiter, located just above the atmosphere near the equator.

    New Radiation Zones on Jupiter

    Add image to your album
  • This image is from a simulation of the motion of clouds in Jupiter's Great Red Spot by applying a wind movement model to a mosaic of NASA's JunoCam images.
    This image is from a simulation of the motion of clouds in Jupiter's Great Red Spot by applying a wind movement model to a mosaic of NASA's JunoCam images.

    Great Red Spot Rotation (animation)

    Add image to your album

    Temperature Map of Pele, Io

    Add image to your album
    NASA's Juno spacecraft carries an instrument called the Microwave Radiometer, which examines Jupiter's atmosphere beneath the planet's cloud tops. This image shows the instrument's view of the outer part of Jupiter's atmosphere.
    NASA's Juno spacecraft carries an instrument called the Microwave Radiometer, which examines Jupiter's atmosphere beneath the planet's cloud tops. This image shows the instrument's view of the outer part of Jupiter's atmosphere.

    Under Jupiter's Cloud Tops

    Add image to your album

    Europa: Sea Salts or Battery Acid

    Add image to your album
    The anaglyph shows Pwyll crater on Jupiter's icy satellite Europa, captured by NASA's Galileo Orbiter. 3D glasses are necessary to identify surface detail.
    The anaglyph shows Pwyll crater on Jupiter's icy satellite Europa, captured by NASA's Galileo Orbiter. 3D glasses are necessary to identify surface detail.

    Red-Blue Three dimensional view of Pwyll crater

    Add image to your album
  • Antum Crater

    Add image to your album
    This figure gives a look down into Jupiter's Great Red Spot, using data from the microwave radiometer instrument onboard NASA's Juno spacecraft.
    This figure gives a look down into Jupiter's Great Red Spot, using data from the microwave radiometer instrument onboard NASA's Juno spacecraft.

    Slices of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

    Add image to your album
    This image from NASA's Juno's spacecraft, shows a simulation of a flight into, and then out of, Jupiter's upper atmosphere at the location of the Great Red Spot.
    This image from NASA's Juno's spacecraft, shows a simulation of a flight into, and then out of, Jupiter's upper atmosphere at the location of the Great Red Spot.

    The Great Red Spot Plunge (animation)

    Add image to your album
    This picture of Io, the innermost Galilean satellite, was taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on the morning of March 5, 1979 at a range of 377,000 kilometers (226,200 miles). The smallest features visible are about 10 kilometers (6 miles) across.
    This picture of Io, the innermost Galilean satellite, was taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on the morning of March 5, 1979 at a range of 377,000 kilometers (226,200 miles). The smallest features visible are about 10 kilometers (6 miles) across.

    Io Surface Deposits and Volcanic Craters

    Add image to your album
    This color composite made from NASA's Voyager 2 shows the Great Red Spot during the late Jovian afternoon. North of the Red Spot lies a curious darker section of the South Equatorial Belt (SEB), the belt in which the Red Spot is located.
    This color composite made from NASA's Voyager 2 shows the Great Red Spot during the late Jovian afternoon. North of the Red Spot lies a curious darker section of the South Equatorial Belt (SEB), the belt in which the Red Spot is located.

    Jupiter's Great Red Spot

    Add image to your album
  • NIMS: hotspots on Io during G2

    Add image to your album

    Io's Sodium Cloud On-Chip Format (Clear and Green-Yellow Filters Superimposed)

    Add image to your album

    Io's Sodium Cloud (Clear and Green-Yellow Filters)

    Add image to your album
    This image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Dec. 1, 2000, shows details of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and other features that were not visible in images taken earlier, when Cassini was farther from Jupiter.
    This image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Dec. 1, 2000, shows details of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and other features that were not visible in images taken earlier, when Cassini was farther from Jupiter.

    Jupiter Eye to Io

    Add image to your album
    The Great Red Spot (below and right of center) seen in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a giant atmospheric storm as wide as two Earths and over 300 years old.
    The Great Red Spot (below and right of center) seen in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a giant atmospheric storm as wide as two Earths and over 300 years old.

    Jupiter's Great Red Spot in Cassini Image

    Add image to your album