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Jupiter’s moon Io is the most volcanically active world in the Solar System.

November 23, 2022

This high-resolution image of Io, Jupiter’s fifth moon, taken by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft was published on December 18, 1997. Io’s surface is dotted with hundreds of volcanoes, some of which spew sulfurous plumes hundreds of miles high.


August 7, 2021

Jupiter’s Io is a strange moon with miles of hills and the most active volcanoes in the Solar System. This phenomenon is caused by the gravitational pull of Jupiter and other moons. At the same time, the shadow of this moon falls on Jupiter.