Tvashtar Hot Spot on IO
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Tvashtar Hot Spot on IO

April 22, 2005
This photo shows a small area of an image obtained through a narrow-band filter centered at 4.07 µm. The bright object is the Jovian moon Io ; its image is further enlarged to the left. A strong asymmetry is evident, with the Tvashtar hot spot well visible in the upper right quadrant.

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