Jupiter and Its Galilean Moons

NASA recently released newly processed images of the surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa, originally taken in 1998, and continues to release images both produced internally and processed by citizen scientists of Jupiter itself, as seen by the ongoing Juno mission. I thought today would be nice for a virtual photo trip through the dancing spheres of Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, and its four major moons, Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto—known as the Galilean moons, after Galileo Galilei, who discovered them in 1610.

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