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7 matches found for search term Europa, exact phrase.

Geyser on Europa
Ice geyser on Europa. Europa is the smallest of the four Galilean moons of Jupiter, and the second closet to the planet. Its surface is icy and relatively smooth. Impacting meteorites cause melting of the surface, allowing the water to smooth out bef...
Keywords: Europa, Jupiter, geyser, planet, landscape...

10 Cool Solar System Sights
... of the ice giant planet, Uranus. 4. The surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus, as water plumes erupt from cracks in the ice. 5. Europa's melted icy surface 6 billion years from now, when the Sun has become a red giant. 6. Volcanoes erupting on Jupiter's ...
Keywords: Solar System, Charon, Pluto, Io, Jupiter, Europa, Sun, comet, Mercury, scarp, Tr...

Europan Night
What you have here is a view of the giant planet Jupiter from a vantage point somewhere above the surface of Europa, one of its icy moons. The Sun is right behind you but just below the moon's horizon, so the light in this rendition is coming from Ju...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, Jupiter, Europa, landscape...

Jovian Flyby
This is a solar sail, as in Rendezvous Halley, but this time having a square design. Solar sails are gigantic sheets of highly reflective but wafer-thin material. They intercept photons – particles of light – from the Sun, and the pressure from t...
Keywords: light sail, Jupiter, Europa, solar sail, gas giant, planet, spacecraft, future...

Jupiter’s Cloud Tops
Artwork of the cloud tops of Jupiter, the Solar System's largest planet. The view is towards the Sun, with the four large Galilean moons to either side of it. From left to right they are Io, Ganymede, Europa and Callisto....
Keywords: Jupiter, Galilean, clouds, cloudscape, sky, atmosphere...

Pluto Resonance
... tyx, Nix and Hydra - are tied together by a three-body resonance, reminiscent of that which links the Galilean moons of Io, Europa and Ganymede. The five Plutonian moons have orbital periods in the ratio of 1:3:4:5:6. This means, for example, that t ...
Keywords: Pluto, Charon, dwarf planet, Nature, moon, satellites, Nix, Kerberos, Hydra, Sty...

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