Juno Sends Back Photos of Volcanic Activity on Jupiter’s Moon Io

Photo of Jupiter's Moon Io by JunoCam

Image of Io from 1997 which shows two sulfurous eruptions. (Photo: NASA/JPL)

Throughout its time studying Jupiter, NASA’s Juno spacecraft has sent back some incredible images. And now, to cap off its work in 2018, it’s providing us a glimpse of the incredible volcanic activity on one of Jupiter’s moons. Io, Jupiter’s fourth largest moon, has over 400 active volcanos and is the most geologically active body in the solar system. Plumes and lava flows help give the celestial body its colorful appearance and during the Juno probe’s 17th flyby, cameras captured Lees verder

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