ALMA Observation of Europa

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Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), S. Trumbo et al.; NRAO/AUI NSF, S. Dagnello; NASA/Hubble

ALMA image of Jupiter\'s moon Europa. ALMA was able to map out thermal variations on its surface. Hubble image of Jupiter in the background.

Provider: National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Image Source: https://public.nrao.edu/news/2018-alma-image-europa/

Curator: NRAO/AUI/NSF, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

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Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Europa
Subject - Solar System
Planet > Satellite

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_magenta ALMA Millimeter/submillimeter 1.3 mm
Spectrum_ir1
Arrow_top_magenta
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ID
NRAO_Gallery_nrao18cb22_Europa_singleH
Subject Category
A.1.4  
Subject Name
Europa
Credits
ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), S. Trumbo et al.; NRAO/AUI NSF, S. Dagnello; NASA/Hubble
Release Date
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://public.nrao.edu/news/2018-alma-image-europa/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Facility
ALMA
Instrument
Color Assignment
Magenta
Band
Millimeter/submillimeter
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
1.29E+6
Start Time
2015-11-17
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NRAO/AUI/NSF
URL
https://public.nrao.edu
Name
NRAO/AUI/NSF
Email
outreach@nrao.edu
Telephone
Address
520 Edgemont Road
City
Charlottesville
State/Province
Virginia
Publisher
NRAO/AUI/NSF
Publisher ID
nrao
Resource ID
Metadata Date
2018-10-23T11:44:51-04:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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