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So very beautiful!

Article about images the space probe Juno sent us from Jupiter. Truly awesome.

Jupiter - Images Juno sent us

This is a gorgeous picture, isn't it ? But it is only a color composite, not the real thing. So I must say that I much prefer the image below which is not enhanced.

How I wish I could go there and see for myself !

Io - Prometheus Plume

Explanation: What's happening on Jupiter's moon Io? Two sulfurous eruptions are visible on Jupiter's volcanic moon Io in this color composite image from the robotic Galileo spacecraft that orbited Jupiter from 1995 to 2003. At the image top, over Io's limb, a bluish plume rises about 140 kilometers above the surface of a volcanic caldera known as Pillan Patera. In the image middle, near the night/day shadow line, the ring shaped Prometheus plume is seen rising about 75 kilometers above Io while casting a shadow below the volcanic vent.

Named for the Greek god who gave mortals fire, the Prometheus plume is visible in every image ever made of the region dating back to the Voyager flybys of 1979 - presenting the possibility that this plume has been continuously active for at least 18 years. The above digitally sharpened image was originally recorded in 1997 on June 28 from a distance of about 600,000 kilometers.

Source: NASAimages.org and WatchTheStars.co.uk