Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Tvashtar Eruption

The New Horizons spacecraft has been dutifully making it's way to Pluto for the last year and a half. It won't get there for another eight years, but along the way it just cruised past Jupiter and captured this amazing sequence of images of Tvashtar, an erupting volcano on Jupiter's moon Io.

Previous related Wohba links:
The Fountains of Io


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