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Universe Today • 2 years ago

Everything you've ever wanted to know about the geology of Io, and it comes with a handy map!

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Io: Moon Over Jupiter (Apr 8 2012) Image Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA How big is Jupiter's moon Io? The most volcanic body in the Solar System, Io (usually pronounced "EYE-oh") is 3,600 kilometers in diameter, about the size of planet Earth's single large natural satellite. Gliding past Jupiter at the turn of the millennium, the Cassini spacecraft captured this awe inspiring view of active Io with the largest gas giant as a backdrop (...) #astronomy

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Ganymede A satellite of Jupiter and the largest moon in the Solar System. It is the seventh moon and third Galilean satellite outward from Jupiter. Completing an orbit in roughly seven days, Ganymede participates in a 1:2:4 orbital resonance with the moons Europa and Io, respectively.

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