Planets and Moons  Universe  ID: 12585

Europa Water Vapor Plumes - More Hubble Evidence

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured even more evidence of water vapor plumes on Jupiter's icy moon Europa. The probable plumes appear to be repeating in the same location and correspond with a relatively warm region on Europa's surface observed by the Galileo spacecraft.

Read the press release here - https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-missions-provide-new-insights-into-ocean-worlds-in-our-solar-system
View the release images on the HubbleSite here - http://hubblesite.org/news_release/news/2017-17
Read the science paper here - http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/aa67f8/pdf
 

Related


Credits

Producer:
Katrina Jackson (USRA)

Host:
Katrina Jackson (USRA)

Editor:
Katrina Jackson (USRA)

Scientist:
William B. Sparks (STScI)

Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

Short URL to share this page:
http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12585

Mission:
Hubble

Keywords:
SVS >> Jupiter
SVS >> Hubble Space Telescope
SVS >> Spacecraft >> Galileo
SVS >> Solar System >> Galilean moons >> Europa
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons
NASA Science >> Universe
SVS >> Plume
SVS >> Europa Clipper
SVS >> Water Vapor Plume
SVS >> Enceladus