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The Sciences

Io and Europa, on the way out

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitApril 2, 2007 10:50 PM


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This image is way, way cool:


It shows Io and Europa, Jupiter's moons, and it was taken by the New Horizons spacecraft on its way out of the jovian system. I could explain it in detail, but Emily already did, and since I stole the image from her, I should at least let her do the talkin'. But go read it; it's interesting.

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