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Galileo spacecraft captures image of chaos terrain on Europa – Space News – redOrbit

May 12, 2015

A newly-released image of Europa captured by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft shows a portion of the Jovian moon’s crust known as Conamara Chaos that is marked by long grooves etched into its shattered chunks of ice and which criss-cross along the surface.

Source: www.redorbit.com

Brown color on the surface of Europa is speculated to be sea salt that has been modified by space radiation that has filtered up from the globe-girdling ocean below the icy surface.

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