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Volcanic Moon Io Wears Sulfur-Rich "Snow" In New Galileo Spacecraft Images

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November 6, 2000
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NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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New pictures of the most volcanically active world in our solar system show it also has surface activity that resembles the accumulation and disappearance of bright snow or ice. The images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft include the highest-resolution view yet of Io, one of Jupiter's large moons.

New pictures of the most volcanically active world in our solar system show it also has surface activity that resembles the accumulation and disappearance of bright snow or ice.


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NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "Volcanic Moon Io Wears Sulfur-Rich "Snow" In New Galileo Spacecraft Images." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 6 November 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/11/001106055627.htm>.
NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. (2000, November 6). Volcanic Moon Io Wears Sulfur-Rich "Snow" In New Galileo Spacecraft Images. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/11/001106055627.htm
NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "Volcanic Moon Io Wears Sulfur-Rich "Snow" In New Galileo Spacecraft Images." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/11/001106055627.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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