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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Astronomy Tuesday



This exotic moon is a true color rendering of Jupiter's moon Io from 1999. It's the most geologically active object in the solar system, with over 400 active volcanoes, and the sulfur and sulfur dioxide they emit gives Io that startling yellow color.

Image Credit: Galileo Project, JPL, NASA

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