7 matches found for search term Europa
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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...
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 ...
Solar System, Charon, Pluto, Io, Jupiter, Europa,
Sun, comet, Mercury, scarp, Tr...
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...
planet, gas giant, Jupiter, Europa, landscape...
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...
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
Jupiter, Galilean, clouds, cloudscape, sky, atmosphere...
... 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 ...
Pluto, Charon, dwarf planet, Nature, moon, satellites, Nix, Kerberos, Hydra, Sty...
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