NASA discovers potential water "plumes" on Jupiter's moon Europa

rumblestaffPublished: September 26, 20167,979 views
Published: September 26, 2016

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope took direct ultraviolet images of the icy moon Europa transiting across the disk of Jupiter. Out of ten observations, Hubble saw what may be water vapor plumes on three of the images. This adds another piece of supporting evidence to the existence of water vapor plumes on Europa - Hubble also detected spectroscopic signatures of water vapor in 2012. Credit to 'NASA Goddard'.

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