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The Jovian Moons

The Jovian Moons

This series of webpages is part of a course, called Astronomy 161: The Solar System, offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Tennessee. This section covers the moons of Jupiter and their features, such as: Io and its seething interior, active surfaces, volcanoes, torus and flux tube; Europa and its smoothness, cracked ice plains and history; Ganymede and its tectonic motion, young and old surfaces, history, and structure; Callisto and its geological deadness, maximal cratering density, Valhalla impact center, and history; and others.


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