Planets and Moons  ID: 2947

Europa's Synthetic Subsurface Heat Transport (Version 1)

Under Europa's icy surface are vast extraterrestrial oceans. This conceptual animation depicts simulated heat transport of these subsurface oceans. Please note that the simulated heat transport in this animation is only conceptual and a more accurate representation can be found at animation #2946.

Visualization Credits

Alex Kekesi (GST): Lead Animator
Marte Newcombe (GST): Animator
David Adamec (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Missions:
Galileo
Voyager

Data Used:
Ocean General Circulation Model
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Keywords:
SVS >> For Educators
SVS >> Space Science
SVS >> Spacecraft >> Voyager
SVS >> Spacecraft >> Galileo
SVS >> Solar System >> Planets >> Jupiter >> Moons
SVS >> Solar System >> Galilean moons >> Europa
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons