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Europa During Voyager 2 Closest Approach
Image credit: NASA/JPL

Uploader comment: This color image of the Jovian moon Europa was acquired by Voyager 2 during its close encounter on Monday morning, July 9, 1979. Europa, the size of our moon, is thought to have a crust of ice perhaps 100 kilometers thick which overlies the silicate crust.

   

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