Changes on the Surface of Io

This picture is taken in March 1994, when Io was still 'smooth'. Compared with the newer image (search for opo9537 for comparison or opo9537b for the newer image) one can see that Io is still undergoing some geologic activity.

Credit:

J. Spencer (Lowell Observatory), and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9537b
Type:Observation
Release date:10 October 1995, 05:00
Size:200 x 200 px

About the Object

Name:Io
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Satellite
• Solar System : Planet : Satellite : Feature : Surface
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Ultraviolet Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

Image Formats

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