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COSMOS field

just–space: “A Black Hole Choir : The blue dots in this field of galaxies, known as the COSMOS field, show galaxies that contain supermassive black holes emitting high-energy X-rays.

Jupiter's moon Io is intensely yellow from sulfur and molten silicate rock. Its pocked surface is due to young, active volcanoes.

Oct 2010 Io in True Color Credit: Galileo Project, JPL, NASA The strangest moon in the Solar System is bright yellow. Io's colors derive from sulfur and molten silicate rock. The unusual surface of Io is kept very young by its system of active volcanoes.

Mass one-thousandth that of the Sun but is two and a half times the mass of all the other planets in our Solar System combined. Jupiter is classified as a gas giant along with Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Together, these four planets are sometimes referred to as the Jovian or outer planets.

Mass one-thousandth that of the Sun but is two and a half times the mass of all the other planets in our Solar System combined. Jupiter is classified as a gas giant along with Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.

Saturn's little snowball moon, Enceladus.

NEW TIGER STRIPES ON ENCELADUS – From NASA: “Do underground oceans vent through the tiger stripes on Saturn’s moon Enceladus? Long features dubbed tiger stripes are known to be spewing ice from the.

callisto. one of jupiter's moons and one of my very favorite things in space. - Bing Images

Callisto - Fourth moon of Jupiter after Io - Europa - Ganymede. Formed of rock and ices Third largest moon in our solar system after Titan (Saturn) and Ganymede (Jupiter) respectively. Jupiter's Io being fourth and our Luna fifth.

NASA image of Jupiter's moon, Io

This view of Jupiter’s moon Io was captured by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft. Slightly larger than Earth’s moon, Io is the most volcanically active body in the solar system. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of.