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Jupiter from the surface of Io; gas giant; jovian planet; allotropes of sulfur; volcanoes; explosive volcanism; tidal heating; tidal dissipation - Space Art Illustration

Jupiter from Io

Io is Jupiter's innermost large satellite and is about the same size and density as Earth's moon. At 260,000 miles from Jupiter, Io is about the same distance as the Moon is from the Earth.


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