Volcanic eruption on Jupiter’s moon Io. Captured by Nasa’s Galileo spaceship.

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Love the color rendering. I’m sure it has to be synthetic but damn if it isn’t beautiful


Where Norway would be looks like two deep dream dogs. Or have I been smoking weed again.


I was working at the LPL at the University of Arizona in 1996 when these photos came in from Galileo. Of course this image is highly processed, still, when the original data came in people lost their shit over seeing this. It was really amazing.


When the images of Io came in they called it the “ Pizza Moon “ as I recall , but the volcanoes spew sulpher on an almost regular basis.


judging by the color, i hope it’s not protomolecule related!